Research at GEE

GEE is a vibrant research department comprising more than thirty members of staff and research fellows. Our research is supported by extensive external funding from research councils and charities.

Research Themes

Research in the Department falls under a number of overlapping themes. Please click on the headings below to explore our work and the research interests of individual staff members.

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David Balding: Statistical genetics, genetic epidemiology, forensic DNA profiles, population genetics

Steve Jones: evolution, evolutionary genetics, snail genetics, thermal ecology

James MacKay: human cancer genetics

Nik Maniatis: human genetics, linkage disequilibrium in human diseases

Vincent Plagnol: human genetics, high throughput DNA sequencing, autoimmunity

Sue Povey: human genetics (as opposed to human genome)

Andres Ruiz-Linares: human genetic variation, human disease

Dallas Swallow: human genetics, functional variation, regulatory variation, epithelial proteins, lactase persistence, population genetics

Mark Thomas: human evolution, cultural evolution, human genetics, population genetics, lactase persistence, evolutionary genetics

Nick Wood: human genetics, neurology

See also UCL Genetics Institute

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Research Facilities

In their work, GEE researchers can rely on the services of a number of in-house facilities, both within GEE and within UCL. These comprise state-of the art omics analyses centres and high-performance computing, as well as a field station.

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Research Centres

GEE is home to and member of a number of intra- and inter-institutional research institutes and centres. These organisations regroup researchers with shared interests in ageing, human genetics, mathematical modelling or ecology and evolution within GEE, UCL and the wider London academic landscape.

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