Professor Anthony J. Brookes

Bioinformatics Group Leader
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Monika Maini

Research Officer
Interests include: Finance and Project Management


Professor Raymond Dalgleish

Collaborator, Professor of Human Genetics
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Dr. Tim Beck

Collaborator, Research Fellow
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Dr. Spencer James Gibson

Research Associate
BSc (De Montfort); PhD (Nottingham)
Interests include: strategies for applying data usage technology and sharing platforms; method development, adaptation and application (wet lab)


Dr. Colin Veal

Research Associate
BSc (Leicester); BA (Open University); PhD (Leicester)
Interests include: software development of federated discovery platforms, data mining in genomics, multidisciplinary solutions to biological problems
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Dr. Adam Webb

Research Associate
BSc (Leicester); PhD (Leicester)
Interests include: human molecular genetics, DNA variation, G2P data handling


Marc Wadsley

Research Associate
BSc (York); MRes (York); MSc (Manchester)
Interests include: Clinical bioinformatics, healthcare data and variant analysis


Dr. Alex Giavaras

Research Associate
BSc(Piraeus Greece); MSc(Liverpool) PhD(Nottingham)
Interests include: high performance computing, mathematical modelling, embedded systems & robotics


Tom Shorter

Research Assistant
BSc (Bangor); MSc (Leicester)
Interests include: machine learning, data visualisation
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Mehdi Mehtarizadeh

Research Assistant
BSc (Bahonar University of Kerman, Iran); MSc (Leicester)
Interests include: Data Discovery, Medical Image Processing, Metamodeling, and Domain Specific Languages


Farid Yavari Dizjikan

Research Assistant
BSc (Shomal University, Iran); MSc (Bradford); MSc (Leicester))
Interests include:Cyber Security, SecDevOps, Data Discovery and Big Data


Umar Riaz

Research Assistant
BS(HONS) Computer Sciences (University of Gujrat Pakistan), MSc Advanced Software Engineering (University of Leicester)
Interests include: Full-stack software development, Multi-disciplinary research, UI design and development


Vatsalya Maddi

Research Assistant
BTech (GRIET Hyderabad, India); MSc (Leicester)
Interests include:Graph Database, Full-stack Software Development, Data Analysis and Discovery


Gregory Warren

PhD Student
BSc (Keele); MSc (Leicester)
interests include: Graph databases and big data


Thomas Rowlands

PhD Student
BSc (Wolverhampton); MSc (Birmingham)
interests include: A.I, NLP and machine learning

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