Genetics, Evolution and Environment



Academic Statt May 2015

Academic Staff

Below is a list of academic staff in GEE. To email us, please add @ucl.ac.uk to the prefix, to call from outside UCL, please dial (0)20-7679, followed by the extension (last 4 digits). To call staff in the Medawar, dial (0)20-3108, followed by the extension.

Member of staff with web link & title email (@ucl.ac.uk) Phone  Bldg/Rm
Prof Andrew Pomiankowski
Professor of Genetics, Head of Department, Research Strategy Director of CoMPLEX
ucbhpom (3)7697 D 111B
Dr Nazif Alic
Biosciences Fellowship
n.alic (3)2219 D 328
Dr Aida Andres
Senior Lectureship in Evolutionary Genetics
(3)7268 D 108B
Professor Jürg Bähler
Chair in Molecular Systems Biology
j.bahler (5)1602 
D 329
Professor Francois Balloux
UGI Chair in Computational Systems Biology
D 210B
Professor Tim Blackburn
Professor of Invasion Biology, GEE and Zoological Society of London
(5)7694 ME 2nd Floor
Professor Helen Chatterjee
Professor in Biology and Deputy Director, UCL Museums and Collections
h.chatterjee (5)4104
D 507B
Dr Julia Day
Senior Lecturer
j.day (3)0159 D 216
Dr Christophe Dessimoz
Reader in Bioinformatics (Joint with Computer Sciences)
c.dessimoz (3)0079 D 631
Dr Lazaros Foukas
l.foukas (5)1612
D 118A
Professor Kevin Fowler
Professor of Evolutionary Biology
k.fowler (3)2279  D 204A
Professor David Gems
Professor of Biogerontology
david.gems (3)4381
D 324
Dr Aida Gomez-Robles
UCL Excellence Research Fellow
a.gomez-robles (3)2186 D 108A
Dr Duncan Greig
Reader in Genetics
d.greig (3)7107
D 118B
Dr Garrett Hellenthal
Associate Professor
g.hellenthal (5)4003
D 218B
Dr Jan Janouskovec
UCL Excellence Research Fellow
j.janouskovec (3)2681
D 507E
Professor Kate Jones
Chair of Ecology and Biodiversity
(5)7693 ME 2nd Floor
Professor Steve Jones FRS
Emeritus Professor of Human Genetics
j.s.jones (5)4095
D 510
Dr Kerri Kinghorn
UCL Excellence Research Fellow
Dr Johnathan Labbadia
BBSRC David Phillips Fellow
j.labbadia (3)4393
D 326
Professor Nick Lane
Professor of Evolutionary Biochemistry
nick.lane (3)1385 D 610
Professor Nicholas Luscombe
Chair in Computational Biology
  D 210B
Professor Georgina Mace DBE FRS
Professor of Biodiversity and Ecosystems
ME 2nd Floor
Professor Nikolas Maniatis
Professor of Human Genetics
n.maniatis (3)3360 ME E2
Professor Judith Mank
Chair of Evolutionary and Comparative Biology
D 204A
Professor Sara Mole
Professor of Molecular Cell Biology, LMCB and Molecular Medicine Unit, Institute of Child Health
s.mole (3)7257 LMCB
Professor Richard Mott
Weldon  Professor of Computational and Statistical Genetics
r.mott (5)4005 D 210A
Dr David Murrell
Senior Lecturer
d.murrell (5)7696 ME 2nd Floor
Dr Tim Newbold
Royal Society University Research Fellow
t.newbold (5)7569
ME 2nd Floor
Dr Paola Oliveri
Senior Lecturer
p.oliveri (3)3719
D 426
Professor Linda Partridge, FRS, FMedSci, DBE
Professorial Research Fellow
l.partridge (3)4380
D 323
Professor Richard Pearson
Professor of Ecology
richard.pearson (5)7697 ME 2nd Floor
Dr Alex Pigot
Royal Society University Research Fellow
Dr Vincent Plagnol
UGI Reader in Statistical Genetics
v.plagnol (5)4002
D 210B
Professor Sue Povey, MD, FMedSci
Emeritus Professor
s.povey (3)2174 D 218
Dr Max Reuter
Reader in Evolutionary Genetics
m.reuter (3)2201  D 116
Dr Maria Secrier
Lecturer in Computational Biology
D 110
Dr Hazel Smith
Faculty Tutor, Life Sciences
hazel.smith (4)0882 HS214
Dr Alex Stewart
Royal Society University Research Fellow
D 108A
Dr Seirian Sumner
Reader in Behavioural Ecology
(5)7851 ME 2nd Floor
Professor Dallas Swallow
Emeritus Professor of Human Genetics
d.swallow (3)7320  D 108
Professor Max Telford
Professor of Zoology
m.telford (3)2554 D 436
Professor Mark Thomas
Professor of Evolutionary Genetics
m.thomas  (3)2286 D 204B
Professor Chris Thompson
Professor of Evolutionary and Developmental Genetics
D 417
Professor Nicholas Wood
Galton Professor of Genetics
Dr Piero Visconti
UCL / Zoological Society of London Springboard Fellow
p.visconti   ME 2nd floor
Professor Ziheng Yang, FRS
R.A. Fisher Chair of Statistical Genetics
z.yang (3)4379 D 433
Teaching Fellows
Dr Lawrence Bellamy
Biosciences Teaching Fellow
l.bellamy (3)7730
D 105
Dr Joan Doidy
Teaching Fellow
Dr Elvira Mambetisaeva
Teaching Fellow
D 107

D = Darwin Building
CBER = Centre for Biodiversity & Environment Research
ME = Medawar
HS = 74 Huntley Street


Below is a list of Emeritus staff in GEE. To email, please add @ucl.ac.uk to the prefix, to call from outside UCL, please dial (0)20-7679, followed by the extension.

Member of Staff email (@ucl.ac.uk) Phone Bldg/Rm
Professor Chris Danpure
Emeritus Professor
c.danpure (3)7936 LMCB
Professor Jim Mallet
Emeritus Professor of Biological Diversity
Professor Ursula Mittwoch
Emeritus Professorof Genetics
Dr John Pearson john.pearson63@btinternet.com
Mr Terry Preston
Professor Richard Strange
Emeritus Professor 
Professor Roger Wotton
Emeritus Professor of Biology 

Affiliate & Honorary

To email, please add @ucl.ac.uk to the prefix, to call from outside UCL, please dial (0)20-7679, followed by the extension.

Member of staff with web link & title email (@ucl.ac.uk) Phone Bldg/Rm
Professor John Allen
Honorary Professor
ucbtfal   D 108
Professor David Balding
Honorary Professor
D 210A
Dr Chris Barnes (CDB)
Reader in Systems and Synthetic Biology
christopher.barnes (3)7712  
Dr Louise Cramer (LMCB)
Senior Research Fellow
l.cramer (3)7260  LMCB
Professor David Curtis
Honorary Professor
  D 212
Professor Susan Evans (CDB)
Professor of Vertebrate Morphology and Palaeontology
(3)9966 A
Professor Richard Goldstein
(Infection & Immunity)
Chair of Pathogen Evolution
020 3108 2206
Professor Anjali Goswami
Honorary Professor
a.goswami at nhm.ac.uk
Professor William (Bill) James
whjames at waitrose.com    
Professor Gudrun Moore (ICH)
Professor of Clinical and Molecular Genetics
020 7905 2871
Professor Chris Kay (SMB)
Professor of EPR Spectroscopy
c.kay (3)7312 D
Professor Saul Purton (SMB)
Reader in Molecular Phycology
s.purton (3)2675 D
Professor Peter Rich (SMB)
Professor of Bioenergetics
p.rich (3)7746 D
Professor Bill Richardson (WIBR)
Professor of Biology
w.richardson (4)6729 C3.4.05
Dr Joanne Santini (SMB)
Reader in Microbiology
j.santini (3)0629 D & Birkbeck
Professor Andres Ruiz-Linares
Honorary Professor
a.ruizlin at ucl.ac.uk
Professor Astrid Wingler
Honorary Professor
astrid.wingler at ucc.ie
Dr Yoshiyuki Yamamoto (CDB)
Senior Lecturer



A = Anatomy Building
C = Cruciform Building
D = Darwin Building
ME = Medawar
SMB = Department for Structural & Molecular Biology
CDB = Department for Cell & Developmental Biology
ICH = Institute of Child Health

LMCB = Laboratory for Molecular and Cell Biology

Professional Services Support

Below is a list of support staff in, or associated with, GEE. To email, please add @ucl.ac.uk to the prefix.

A = Anatomy Building
C= Cruciform Building
D = Darwin Building
ME = Medawar
MS = Medical Sciences

Member of staff & title e-mail (@ucl.ac.uk) Phone  Bldg/Rm
Fiona Williamson
Executive Officer to the Head of Department, GEE

020 7679 2246

Extension: 32246 

D 111
Chris Langridge
CBER Administrator

0203 108 7691

Extension: 57691

ME 2nd floor
Fiona Williamson
CLOE Administrator

020 7679 2246

Extension: 32246

D 111
Michael Wright
Executive Officer, Prof Linda Partridge, IHA 

020 7679 4380

Extension: 34380

D 322
Agata Blaszczyk
UGI Administrator

0203 108 4004

Extension: 54004

D 210
James Michaels
Operations Officer and DSO

020 7679 7374

Extension: 37374

D G24
Tamsin Piper
Operations Officer, Area Safety Officer

020 3549 5453

Extension: 65453

A G02
Rob Williams
Senior Finance Officer

020 3549 5709

Extension: 65709

MS 127
Scott Boyne
Staffing Administrator

020 3549 5477

Extension: 65477

MS 1M01

Research & Technical Support

 Below is a list of Research and Technical Support staff in GEE.  To email, please add @ucl.ac.uk to the prefix, to call from outside UCL, please dial (0)20-7679, followed by the extension. 

Member of staff e-mail (@ucl.ac.uk) Phone  Bldg/Rm
 Alex Carver
Wendy Hart (maternity leave)
ucbtwfl   D 218
Farrell Mackenzie
 farrell.mackenzie   D 218
Henry Ferguson-Gow
 h.ferguson-gow   ME 2nd Floor
Rebecca Finlay
r.finlay  (3)2654  D G26
Arj Rajasingam
Fraser Simpson f.simpson (3)2356 D 436