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Department of Genetics

 
Professor Julie  Ahringer
Professor of Genetics and Genomics
Director, Gurdon Institute
Areas of Interest: 
Control of Chromatin Structure and Function
Head of Bioinformatics Training Facility
Assistant Teaching Professor
Areas of Interest: 
Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Data Science and Epidemiological Modelling
Junior Research Fellow, Trinity College
Areas of Interest: 
Developmental patterning systems and their evolution
Dr Rosana  Collepardo
University Professor, Departments of Genetics and Chemistry
Areas of Interest: 
Computational Physics of Chromatin
Professor Richard  Durbin
Al Kindi Professor of Genetics
Areas of Interest: 
Evolutionary and Computational Genomics
Dr Christine  Farr
University Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: 
Chromosome Biology
Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics
Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Cambridge
Areas of Interest: 
Epigenetic control of development and genome function
Honorary Professor of Genomics and Computational Biology
Professor David  Glover
Director of Research
Research Professor of Biology and Biological Engineering, CalTech
Areas of Interest: 
Regulation of Mitosis and Meiosis
Affiliated Lecturer
Royal Society University Research Fellow
Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, UCL
Areas of Interest: 
Computational modelling of cancer and aging
Assistant Professor
Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellow
Areas of Interest: 
Transposable Elements and Evolution of Gene Regulatory Networks
Professor Frank  Jiggins
Professor of Evolutionary Genetics
Areas of Interest: 
Host-Parasite Evolution and Genetics
Dr Felipe  Karam Teixeira
University Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: 
Germline Stem Cell Biology and Control
Affiliated Lecturer
Dr Hansong  Ma
Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellow
Group Leader, Gurdon Institute
Areas of Interest: 
Genetics of Drosophila mitochondrial DNA, its evolution and diseases
Professor Alfonso  Martinez Arias
Affiliated Lecturer
ICREA Research Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF)
Areas of Interest: 
Structure and Function of Living Matter
Professor Gos  Micklem
Professor of Computational and Molecular Biology
Areas of Interest: 
Bioinformatics and Genomics
Professor Eric  Miska
Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics
Deputy Director, Gurdon Institute
Areas of Interest: 
Non-coding RNA, epigenetics and genome stability.
Dr Edwige  Moyroud
Group Leader, Sainsbury Laboratory
Areas of Interest: 
Development and evolution of petal patterning
Dr Cahir  O'Kane
Professor of Genetics
Deputy Head of Department (Research)
Areas of Interest: 
Drosophila neuronal cell biology and disease
Professor Steve  Russell
Head of Department
Professor of Genome Biology
Areas of Interest: 
Drosophila genomics
Dr Henrik  Salje
University Professor
Areas of Interest: 
Infectious disease dynamics
Dr Ritwick  Sawarkar
MRC Investigator, MRC Toxicology Unit
Areas of Interest: 
Chromatin control of environmental stress response
Dr Aylwyn  Scally
University Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: 
Evolutionary genomics
Dr Marisa  Segal
University Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: 
Cell cycle control of spindle morphogenesis in budding yeast
Professor Daniel  St Johnston
Professor of Developmental Genetics
Group Leader, Gurdon Institute
Areas of Interest: 
mRNA Localisation and the origin of polarity in Drosophila
Dr Ben  Steventon
University Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: 
Developmental biology
Dr David  Summers
University Senior Lecturer
Deputy Head of Department (Teaching)
Areas of Interest: 
Microbial genetics and cell signaling
Dr John  Welch
University Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: 
Molecular evolution
Transition to Independence (TTI) Fellow
Areas of Interest: 
Microbial genetics
Antimicrobial resistance