Dr Nicola Suter-Giorgini


Dr Nicola Giorgini
Teaching Fellow in Genetics Education

Tel: 0116 252 5097
E-mail: nms2@le.ac.uk 

BSc (Keele) PhD (Leicester)




As a teaching-based Lecturer, Dr Suter-Giorgini is involved in the development of teaching aids to help students learn about genetics in new and innovative ways, as well as to be a resource for the development of teaching ideas from lab research-based members of staff.  Dr Suter-Giorgini also has general undergraduate teaching responsibilities, personal tutees and final year analytical project students. 

After gaining a PhD from the University of Leicester in 1998, Dr Suter-Giorgini was a bench scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC) in Seattle, USA for several years carrying out population-based research into the genetics of breast cancer.  Following a short stint as an industry liaison officer also at FHCRC, Dr Suter-Giorgini taught degree-level biological sciences in Seattle for two years, after which she returned to the University of Leicester and worked for the GENIE CETL (Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) in the position she currently holds.


Research Interests




Co-convenes and  teaches first and second year undergraduate biological sciences modules



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Department of Genetics
University of Leicester

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Tel: +44 (0)116 252 3374
E Mail: genetics@le.ac.uk

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