Dr Simon WilliamsBSc, MSc, PhD

University of Manchester

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Biography

2015-Present

Bioinformatician, The University of Manchester, Division of Cardiovascular Sciences

Contributing to the analysis of large-scale genetic experiments involving whole-exome and whole-genome sequencing, RNA-sequencing and microarray analyses in cardiovascular disease.

 

2012-2015

Clinical Bioinformatician, The Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine

Developing and implementing bioinformatics pipelines for the analysis of NGS data in a clinical setting to ISO accredited standards.

 

2011-2012

Clinical Bioinformatician, The National Genetic Reference Laboratory

A role supporting clinical genetics laboratories in the UK.  Involvement in projects that evaluate computational resources as well as integrating large-scale genomic data for use in diagnostic genetic labs.

 

2008-2011                  

Research Associate, The University of Manchester

“Identifying the determinants of specificity in protein interactions”

A computational biology research project in collaboration with lab scientists to assess the specificity of protein interactions in yeast.

Qualifications

2004-2008 - PhD “The Evolution of Protein Structure and Function”

The University of Manchester

 

2002-2003 - MSc Bioinformatics

The University of Manchester

 

1999-2002 - BSc (Hons), Biology

The University of Manchester

 

External positions

MGCM - Clinical bioinformatician, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1 Nov 201230 Nov 2015

NGRL - Clinical bioinformatician, Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

1 Jul 20111 Nov 2012

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