Dr Alice Mann
Head of Faculty Planning
Alice is the Head of Faculty Planning in the Sanger Institute Director's Office. I am responsible for and lead on the strategic management of all Faculty matters, acting as the key link between Faculty and the Director.
Alice’s current role is as the Head of Faculty Planning, where she is responsible for all Faculty strategic matters. Alice works to understand individual and collective views of Faculty in order to lead and develop on initiatives that maximise the benefit for Faculty at Sanger. Alice interfaces with operational teams for implementation of strategy with respect to Faculty.
Prior to this Alice worked as a Work Stream Manager at the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH), which is a policy-framing and technical standards-setting organisation aiming to accelerate progress in genomics and health by enabling effective and responsible data sharing.
Alice’s scientific expertise and background is in functional genomics, previously working as a Postdoctoral Fellow and PhD student for Professor Nicole Soranzo in Human Genetics at the Wellcome Sanger Institute. Her scientific background involved combining functional datasets with genetic studies to understand biological mechanisms at genetic risk loci and identify potential novel targets.
Head of Faculty Planning, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Work Stream Manager for the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
Operations Manager, Open Targets
Postdoctoral Fellow at Wellcome Sanger Institute, Human Genetics
Completed PhD in Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Graduated with Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry (MBiochem), University of Oxford