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Oxford has been at the forefront of the new information age in biology, playing a leading role in the public analysis of both the human and mouse genomes and in the HapMap and Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium’s investigations into genetic variation in health and disease.

Increasingly, the rising tide of biological data challenges biologists to integrate and interpret  diverse sources of information in order to understand the role of genetic and epigenetic variation. From developmental disorders to degenerative disease, our confidence to embrace these new genomic technologies maintains our research at the cutting-edge of medical science.

Supervisors in this area are based in the Departmental of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, the Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, and the Department of Biochemistry. Institutes and Units include the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, and the MRC Functional Genomics and Molecular Haematology Units. Some supervisors not listed here are based in the Department of Statistics.

Supervisors in Genes, Genetics, Epigenetics and Genomics


David Aanensen

Director of The Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance

Aziz Aboobaker

Professor of Comparative and Functional Genomics,Tutorial Fellow, and Dean of ...

Azim Ansari

Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Group Leader

Mara Artibani

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Cancer Stem Cells

Frances Ashcroft

Research Professor

Sarah Atkinson

Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant in Paediatrics and Paediatric ...

Rachael Bashford-Rogers

Esther Becker

Professor of Translational Neuroscience

David Bennett

Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology

Shoumo Bhattacharya

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine

Daniele Biasci

Group Leader (Innovation Investigator track) in A-TAP Data Science

Paul Bowness

Professor of Experimental Rheumatology

Fiona Bragg

Clinical Research Fellow

Neil Brockdorff

Professor of Biochemistry and Wellcome Principle Research Fellow

Tom Brown

Marella de Bruijn

Professor of Developmental Haematopoiesis

James Buchanan

Senior Researcher

Noel Buckley

Professor of Neurobiology

Simon Buczacki

Richard Blackwell Pharsalia Professor of Colorectal Surgery

Philip Burnet

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Martin Burton

Joint Co-ordinating Editor of the Cochrane ENT Disorders Group

Simon Butt

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Zameel Cader

Director of the Oxford Headache Centre and Director of StemBANCC

Alfredo Castello Palomares

Posttranscriptional networks in infection

Kevin Coward

Associate Professor and Director of the MSc in Clinical Embryology

Lynne Cox

Associate Professor

Ana Domingos

Associate Professor of Neuroscience

Peter Donnelly

Susan Downes

Professor of Ophthalmology

Susan Dunachie

James Dunford

Senior Research Associate

Terry Dwyer

Emeritus Professor of Epidemiology, Nuffield Department of Women’s & ...

Lars E.T. Jansen

Wellcome Senior Research Fellow

David Eyre

Professor of Infectious Diseases

Ben Fairfax

Consultant in Medical Oncology

Andre Furger

Associate Professor

Dominic Furniss

Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Richard Gibbons

Professor of Clinical Genetics

Ian Gibbs-Seymour

CRUK Career Development Fellow

Deborah Gill

Professor of Gene Medicine

Stephen Goodwin

Professor of Neurogenetics

Anne Goriely

Professor of Human Genetics

Ulrike Gruneberg

Professor of Molecular Cell Biology

Stephanie Halford

Senior Research Scientist

Ester Hammond

Professor of Molecular Cancer Biology

Bass Hassan

Douglas Higgs

Emeritus Professor

Georg Holländer

Hoffmann and Action Medical Research Professor of Developmental Medicine

Michael Holmes

Associate Professor

Jim Hughes

Professor of Gene Regulation

Jim Hughes

Stephen Hyde

Professor of Molecular Therapy

Astrid Iversen

Professor of Virology and Immunology

Aarti Jagannath

Associate Professor

Luke Jostins

Sir Henry Dale Fellow

Fredrik Karpe

Professor of Metabolic Medicine

Dominic Kelly

BRC Consultant in Paediatrics and Vaccinology.

Stephen Kennedy

Professor of Reproductive Medicine and Director of the Oxford Maternal and ...

Usha Kini

Associate Professor of Genomic Medicine

Rob Klose

Professor of Genetics

Augustine Kong

Senior Group Leader in Genomic Epidemiology

Benoit Kornmann

Associate Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biochemistry

Nick Lakin

Professor of Molecular Cell Biology

Yang Luo

KTRR Senior Research Fellow in Data Science

Sofia Massa

Senior Statistician

Jane Mellor

Professor of Biochemistry

Gero Miesenboeck

Director, Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour

Iona Millwood

Senior Epidemiologist; University Research Lecturer

Thomas Milne

Professor of Haematology

Mathilda Mommersteeg

Associate Professor of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine

Claus Nerlov

Professor of Stem Cell Biology

Charles Newton

Cheryl & Reece Scott Professor of Psychiatry

Chris Norbury

Professor of Molecular Pathology

Tim Nott

Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale Fellow

Udo Oppermann

Professor of Molecular Biology

Elizabeth Ormondroyd

Principal Investigator in RDM; Senior researcher; Genetic counsellor

Katharine Owen

Associate Professor of Diabetes

Anant Parekh

Director, Centre for Integrative Physiology

Sarah Parish

Emeritus Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology

Laura Parkkinen

Professor of Translational Neuropathology

John Parrington

Associate Professor in Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Siim Pauklin

Associate Professor and CRUK Career Development Fellow

Catherine Pears

Associate Professor

Stuart Peirson

Professor of Circadian Neuroscience

Andrea Pellagatti

University Research Lecturer

Sir Andrew Pollard

Ashall Professor of Infection & Immunity

Jo Poulton

Professor of Mitochondrial Genetics

Oliver Pybus

Professor of Evolution & Infectious Disease

Jan Rehwinkel

Professor of Innate Immunology

Paul Riley

BHF Professor of Regenerative Medicine & Chair of Development and Cell Biology

Carlo Rinaldi

Associate Professor

Peter Robbins

Professor of Physiology

Anindita Roy

Professor of Paediatric Haematology

Stephen Sansom

Associate Professor

Tatjana Sauka-Spengler

Professor of Developmental Genomics and Gene Regulation

Lothar Schermelleh

Micron Senior Research Fellow

Benjamin Schuster-Böckler

Arjune Sen

Professor of Global Epilepsy

Laurent Servais

Professor of Paediatric Neuromuscular Diseases, Academic Director of the new ...

David Sims

Associate Professor of Computational Genomics

Filipa Simões

Group Leader

Duncan Sparrow

Associate Professor and BHF Senior Basic Science Research Fellow

Madhusudhan Srinivasan

Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow

Francis Szele

Associate Professor of Developmental Biology

Kevin Talbot

Head of Department and Professor of Motor Neuron Biology

George Tofaris

Professor of Neurology and Translational Neuroscience

Stephen Twigg

Associate Professor of Developmental Genetics

Irina Udalova

Professor of Molecular Immunology

Stephan Uphoff

Sir Henry Dale Research Fellow

Lidia Vasilieva

Associate professor, group leader

Paresh Vyas

Professor of Haematology

Robin Walters

Senior Scientist

Hugh Watkins

Radcliffe Professor of Medicine

Dagan Wells

Professor of Reproductive Genetics

Matthew Whitby

Professor of Molecular Genetics

Suzannah Williams

Associate Professor & Senior Research Fellow

Richard Williams

Professor

Suzannah Williams

Associate Professor & Senior Research Fellow

Clive Wilson

Professor of Cell and Developmental Genetics

Matthew Wood

Professor of Neuroscience

Alison Woollard

Associate Professor

Kanmin Xue

Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow

Christopher Yau

Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Krina Zondervan

Head of Department, Professor of Reproductive & Genomic Epidemiology, ...