All of my Biomedical Science Teaching & Research will take place in the new School of Medical Sciences.
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20 June 2016
02 July 2015
10 June 2014
Cell Cycle & DNA Repair Research Laboratory
Why do we get cancer?
My research group tries to find an answer to this question by studying how our genetic information changes over time. Many of the key events which alter our DNA occur when cells copy their chromosomes. During this process the DNA must be opened up making it vulnerable to breakage and chemical modifications.
We use the fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe) and human cells to research diverse pathways ranging from cell cycle regulators to DNA damage checkpoints to the circadian clock, all working together to prevent these genetic aberrations.
ORCHID Reseacher ID: orcid.org/0000-0002-1450-4774