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Aaron Jeffries

Research Fellow University of Exeter & King’s College London A.R.Jeffries@exeter.ac.uk / Aaron.R.Jeffries@kcl.ac.uk +44(0)1392-406754 (Exeter) Aaron Jeffries is a Research Fellow working at the University of Exeter Medical school and King’s College London. Aaron studied obtained an Honours degree in Genetics from Cardiff University and completed his PhD in King’s College London in 2004. Aaron’s PhD […]

Therese Murphy

Lecturer t.murphy@exeter.ac.uk +44(0)1392408264 Therese graduated with an Honours Degree in Genetics from Trinity College Dublin in 2005 and subsequently completed a Health Research Board Ph.D. scholarship in Molecular Medicine in 2009. The main focus of Therese’s Ph.D. was investigating the role of DNA methylation in prostate cancer development, with a hope to identify potential markers […]

Rebecca Smith

Research Fellow r.g.smith@exeter.ac.uk +44(0) 1392406794 Rebecca completed her BSc in Genetics from the University of Leeds in 2005. In 2007, she began working at the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry (SGDP) Centre as a research assistant under Prof Ian Craig, Dr Katherine Aitchison and Prof Peter McGuffin on the GENDEP project. In 2009 she started […]

Alzheimer’s Society grant to integrate genetic and epigenetic findings

Katie Lunnon has led a successful application to the Alzheimer’s Society to fund a project building on our previous studies of DNA methylation in Alzheimer’s disease brain. The project will aim to combine data from multiple studies across the world, and integrate findings with genetic data on the same patients.

Isabel Castanho

Research Fellow I.S.Castanho@exeter.ac.uk +44(0)1392-406772 Isabel originally graduated in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences in the Polytechnic Institute of Porto (2006-2010), where she integrated the degree programme in Biomedical Laboratory Science of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki (2010). Isabel took a second degree in Applied Biology in the University of Minho (First Class Honours, 2010-2013) where […]

Matthew Devall

Postdoctoral researcher University Medical Centre of Utrecht Since leaving the complex disease epigentics group after graduating his PhD, Matthew moved to the University Medical Centre of Utrecht where he works as a postdoctoral researcher. Through the analysis and integration of transcriptomic and methylomic data, Matthew has since worked on whether such data layers can be […]