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The GMS programme is supported by an outstanding group of supervisors active in cutting-edge inter-disciplinary research to deliver research training, teaching and mentorship across the breadth of genomic medicine and statistics. The research of our supervisors encompasses the following themes:

  • Genomic and other '-omic' technologies (including method development, single cell genomics, imaging, model systems, CRISPR screens, genome engineering; proteomics, metabolomics, high throughput screening)
  • Functional genomics (gene regulation and epigenetics)
  • Genome biology (genetic variation, recombination, human history, evolution, palaeogenomics, pathogen genomes)
  • Genomics of disease (Mendelian, multifactorial traits, cancer)
  • Genomic analysis (bioinformatics and statistical genetics)
  • From genes to clinical proof of concept (integrated drug development pipeline spanning genetic-led target discovery, structural biology, medicinal chemistry)
  • Application of genomics in the clinic (rare disease diagnostics, cancer therapeutics, personalised medicine and genome therapies)


Current projects

The table below shows a selection of current projects suggested by supervisors.  Students are encouraged to discuss projects with supervisors before choosing their rotations.