Biography

Feb 05 – Present Pre-Registration Molecular Geneticist National Genetics Reference Laboratory (Manchester) Department of Medical Genetics St. Mary’s Hospital Manchester Jan 02 – Dec 04 Research Assistant University of Manchester. Department of Medical Genetics. Under Professor Graeme Black and Dr Bronwyn Kerr Studying the genetics of Costello and 3M syndromes July 00 – Dec 02 Research Assistant University of Manchester. Department of Medical Genetics. Under Professor Andrew Read. Studying the genetics Waardenburg and Menieres Syndromes Nov 98 - June 00 Student (Mphil) University of Bradford Cellular interactions in the human hair follicle Sep 96 - Aug 97 Industrial placement in the Molecular Genetics Dept. North Trent Regional Genetics Service Sheffield

Overview

Lead scientist on the next generation sequencing project based in St Mary's Hospital. Using a SOLID 5500xl, Illumina HiSeq 2500 and Illumina MiSeq. Mainly re-sequencing projects including exome sequencing and target enrichment sequencing. Developing new genetic tests and implementing these new tests into the NHS environment. Funded by BRC Manchester

Qualifications

BSc(Hons) Molecular & Cellular Biology University of Huddersfield

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