Professor Anthony J. Brookes

Bioinformatics Group Leader
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Professor Raymond Dalgleish

Collaborator, Professor of Human Genetics
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Dr Tim Beck

Collaborator, Research Fellow
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Dr Peter Causey-Freeman

Leicester Wellcome Trust ISSF Early Career Fellow
BSc (Manchester University); PhD (Leicester University)
Interests include: Development of software for accurate validation, mapping and describing sequence variants using HGVS, Sequence variation annotation and interpretation, Software and empirical Genomic analyses.
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Dr Spencer James Gibson

Research Associate
BSc (De Monfort); 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


Vagelis Ladas

Research Assistant
BSc (Lamia, Greece); MSc (Leicester)
Interests include: data warehousing, ETL processes, data mining


Dhiwagaran Thangavelu

Research Assistant
BEng (Anna University, Chennai); MSc (Leicester)
Interests include: sequence alignment, data analysis, software development


Tom Shorter

Research Assistant
BSc (Bangor); MSc (Leicester University)
Interests include: machine learning, software development


Gregory Warren

Research Assistant
BSc (Keele); MSc (Leicester University)
Interests include: Big Data management and presentation

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