MPhil and PhD student supervisors

The Sanger Institute Faculty members and senior scientists listed below are available as potential supervisors of MPhil and PhD students.

Dr Dave Adams

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Research Group: Experimental cancer genetics

Research Programme: Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation

Dr Carl Anderson

Profile Page: Dr Carl Anderson

Research Group: Genomics of inflammation and immunity

Research Programme: Human Genetics

Dr Omer Bayraktar

Profile Page: Dr Omer Bayraktar

Research Group: Cellular diversity in the human brain

Research Programme: Cellular Genetics

Dr Sam Behjati

Profile Page: Dr Sam Behjati

Research Group: Connecting human development and disease

Research Programme: Cellular Genetics

Professor Stephen Bentley

Profile Page: Professor Stephen Bentley

Research Group: Genomics of pneumonia, meningitis and neonatal sepsis

Research Programme: Parasites and Microbes

Professor Mark Blaxter

Profile Page: Professor Mark Blaxter

Research Group: Evolutionary Genomics

Research Programme: Tree of Life

Dr Peter Campbell

Profile Page: Dr Peter Campbell

Research Group: Cancer Genome Project

Research Programme: Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation

Professor John Danesh

Profile Page: Professor John Danesh

Research Group: Health Data Research UK Cambridge Hub

Research Programme: Human Genetics

Dr Emma Davenport

Profile Page: Dr Emma Davenport

Research Group: Functional Genomics

Research Programme: Human Genetics

Dr Mathew Garnett

Profile Page: Dr Mathew Garnett

Research Group: Translational Cancer Genomics

Research Programme: Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation

Professor Muzlifah Haniffa

Professor Muzlifah Haniffa, Associae Faculty in the Cellular Genetics Programme at the Wellcome Sanger InstituteProfile Page: Professor Muzlifah Haniffa

Research Group: Haniffa Associate Faculty group

Research Programme: Cellular Genetics

Professor Matthew Hurles

Profile Page: Professor Matthew Hurles

Research Group: Genomic mutation and genetic disease

Research Programme: Human Genetics

Professor Phil Jones

Profile Page: Professor Phil Jones

Research Group: Pre-cancer

Research Programme: Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation

Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski

Profile Page: Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski

Research Group: Natural Genetic Variation

Research Programme: Parasites and Microbes

Dr Trevor Lawley

Profile Page: Dr Trevor Lawley

Research Group: Host-microbiota interactions

Research Programme: Parasites and Microbes

Dr Mara Lawniczak

Profile Page: Dr Mara Lawniczak

Research Group: Evolutionary genetics

Research Programme: Parasites and Microbes and Tree of Life

Dr Hilary Martin

Profile Page: Dr Hilary Martin

Research Group: Medical and population genomics

Research Programme: Human Genetics

Dr Inigo Martincorena

Profile Page: Dr Inigo Martincorena

Research Group: Somatic evolution

Research Programme: Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation

Dr Leo Parts

Profile Page: Dr Leo Parts

Research Group: Function of human DNA and its variation

Research Programme: Human Genetics

Dr Raheleh Rahbari

Profile Page: Dr Raheleh Rahbari

Research Group: Cancer predisposition and ageing

Research Programme: Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation

Professor Mike Stratton

Profile Page: Professor Mike Stratton

Research Group: Cancer Genome Project

Research Programme: Cancer, Ageing and Somatic Mutation

Dr Sarah Teichmann

Profile Page: Dr Sarah Teichmann

Research Group: Gene expression genomics

Research Programme: Cellular Genetics

Professor Nick Thomson

Profile Page: Professor Nicholas Thomson

Research Group: Bacterial genomics and evolution

Research Programme: Parasites and Microbes

Dr Gosia Trynka

Profile Page: Dr Gosia Trynka

Research Group: Immune genomics

Research Programme: Human Genetics

Dr Roser Vento-Tormo

Profile Page: Dr Roser Vento-Tormo

Research Group: Cellular genetics

Research Programme: Cellular Genetics