Entries by Jonathan Mill

Rhiannon Haigh

Rhiannon graduated from the University of Exeter in 2022 with an MSci in Natural Sciences. Their master’s project investigated gene regulation networks in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis using bioinformatic techniques, focussing on the role of RNA binding proteins. They currently work as a graduate research assistant in the complex disease epigenetics group developing web apps for […]

Ellie Hendy

Ellie obtained her BSc in Biology from the University of York in 2014. Subsequently, she  joined the MRC-Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma at King’s College London, where she studied for an integrated MSc and PhD based around immunology and epigenetics. Her PhD project focused on DNA methylation in Helper T cells. After […]

Nicholas Clifton

Nicholas is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Exeter Medical School funded by a Career Development Award from the Medical Research Council. He leads research focused on patterns of gene expression and their association with psychiatric disorders. Nicholas has a background in Neuroscience, which he studied at the University of Nottingham before undertaking […]

Morteza Kouhsar

Dr. Morteza Kouhsar received his MSc in Computer Science from Tarbiat Modares University in Iran. Studying in the field of computational biology motivated him to join the Laboratory of Systems Biology and Bioinformatics at the University of Tehran. He received his Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Tehran in 2019. After a year of […]

Windhy Cahyadi

Windhy is currently studying Medical Sciences and began a PTY placement under the supervision of Emma Dempster in September investigating cell-free DNA methylation patterns as potential biomarkers for Alzheimer’s disease.

Giulia Pegoraro

Giulia completed a BSc in Bioinformatics at the University of Verona. She continued her studies there with an MSc in Molecular and Medical Biotechnology with Bioinformatics curriculum.  During this time, she was granted an Erasmus studentship at Bielefeld University, where she worked on her thesis project about the identification of leaderless transcripts in prokaryotes. Subsequently. Giulia […]

Katie Curtis

Katie is currently studying Medical Sciences and began a PTY placement under the supervision of Jon Davies in September researching the epigenetics of foetal neurodevelopment.

Alice Franklin

Alice Franklin Alice graduated from the University of Exeter with a BSc Honours degree in Natural Sciences, during which she developed a strong interest in the use of bioinformatics to understand human health and disease. Her final year undergraduate research project focused on the evaluation of a novel statistical deconvolution tool for epigenetics research. After […]

Simeng Lin

Simeng is a gastroenterology trainee doctor in the South West, with an interest in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). She has been awarded a Wellcome GW4-CAT fellowship and is currently pursuing her PhD under the supervision of Prof Jonathan Mill, Dr Eilis Hannon and Dr Tariq Ahmad at the University of Exeter and Dr Gareth Jones […]

Anthony Klokkaris

Anthony is a PhD student at the University of Exeter, under the supervision of Dr Anna Migdalska-Richards, Professor Jonathan Mill and Professor Nigel Williams (Cardiff University). Prior to this, he completed his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science (2019) and Masters in Translational Neuroscience (2020) at the U niversity of Sheffield. During this time, he became […]