Professor Martin Taylor Principal Investigator
Directing the research focus of this group and occasionally still wading into analysis. Group leader at the MRC Human Genetics Unit since 2010. Previous research experience at EMBL-EBI (Cambridge) and the University of Oxford. Board member of the Genetics Society, IGMM Director of the Precision Medicine Doctoral Training Programme. [more]
Dr Rob Young Senior Research Associate
Research centred on the regulation of gene expression and how this relates to the evolution of both the genome and biological systems. Rob previously completed a PhD with Prof Chris Ponting in Oxford.[more]
You? Research Associate position to be filled
Post currently advertised, closing date 27th September 2016
Jonathan Moody PhD Student
Jonathan’s PhD project is focussed on microRNAs. How natural genetic variation in them impacts their function. The identification of their regulation targets and working towards a better understanding of how miRNA are targeted. This work is carried out in close collaboration with the group of Dr Greg Kudla. Jonathan is due to finish his PhD in 2016.
Lana Talmane PhD Student
Lana is working to understand the patterns of new mutations that occur in the human germline, in particular those associated with the fidelity of DNA replication. Lana is due to complete her PhD in 2018/2019.
Dr Thomas Christie Williams Clinical Lecturer and PhD Student
Thomas is a Paediatric Registrar with an interest in evolution. His work examines the functional and mutagenic consequences of ribonucleotides incorporated into DNA. Thomas is due to finish his PhD in 2020. [more]
People working closely with the research group but officially affiliated elsewhere
Dr Victoria Svinti Research Associate
Dr Tracy Ballinger Research Associate