Dr Andrew Knights
Senior Staff Scientist
Andrew currently uses functional genomics assays such as ATAC-seq, RNA-seq and ChIP-seq to provide sequencing data for the computational side of the Gaffney Faculty.
The main focus is to map causal variants within human populations. Andrew is also using Cas9/CRISPR technology to validate putative causal SNPs.
Joined the Gaffney Faculty, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Staff Scientist, Illumina Library Team, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Post Doc, Cell Signalling, Babraham Institute, Cambridge
PhD, Cell Signalling, Babraham Institute, Cambridge
Human Genome Project, Team 53, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
BSc Hons Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Sheffield