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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
Bioinformatics Training Manager
Junior Research Fellow, Trinity College
Areas of Interest: 
Developmental patterning systems and their evolution
Dr Rosana  Collepardo
Interdisciplinary Lecturer, 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 Lecturer
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
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, MRC Cancer Unit
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
Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellow
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
Reader in Genetics
Deputy Head of Department (Research)
Areas of Interest: 
Drosophila neuronal cell biology and disease
Professor Steve  Russell
Acting Head of Department
Professor of Genome Biology
Areas of Interest: 
Drosophila genomics
Dr Henrik  Salje
University Lecturer
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 Lecturer
Areas of Interest: 
Evolutionary genomics
Dr Marisa  Segal
University Senior Lecturer
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 Lecturer
Interests: Comparative developmental dynamics
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 Lecturer
Areas of Interest: 
Molecular evolution