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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 […]

Yaseen Ahammed

Yaseen is a third year BSc Medical Sciences (Pharmacology and Therapeutics) student at the University of Exeter. He started his Professional Training Year (PTY) with the Complex Disease Epigenetics Group under the supervision of Asami Oguro-Ando. His project involves “Investigating the biological pathways of JAKMIP1 using Integrative network analysis associated with 15q duplication syndrome”.

Ailsa MacCalman

Ailsa was awarded a PhD studentship at the University of Exeter in 2019, under the supervision of Professor Jon Mill, Dr Elisa De Franco, and Dr Aaron Jeffries and collaboration with Professor Noel Morgan, and Professor Andrew Hattersley. Ailsa graduated with her Masters degree in Biomedical Science in 2018 from the University of Lincoln, where […]

Tom Hewat

Tom is a PhD student based at the University of Exeter, supervised by Dr Sarah Flanagan and Dr Emma Dempster. He graduated from the University of Exeter in the summer of 2019 with a BSc in Medical Sciences (Human Genomics). During his undergraduate degree, he completed a summer placement within the epigenetics lab at the […]