Entries by Jonathan Mill

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 […]

Martyn Frith

Martyn is a third year BSc Medical Sciences student at the University of Exeter. He has recently started his Professional Training Year (PTY) with the Complex Disease Epigenetics Group under the supervision of Dr. Emma Dempster. The focus of his PTY is mapping regulatory genomic variation in schizophrenia.

Leonard Steg

Leo is a placement student at the Epigenomics group. With the internship, he is completing his Master’s degree in Fundamental Neuroscience at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. He grew up in Erlangen, Germany, and went to Innsbruck, Austria, for his undergraduate in Molecular Medicine. In Innsbruck, he discovered his passion for Neuroscience, while working on a […]

Darren Soanes

Darren graduated with a BA in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford in 1991, before taking a PGCE in Secondary Science at the University of Sussex. He spent four years as a Science teacher at a secondary school in Eastbourne before moving to the University of Exeter to study for an MSc in Biological Research […]