Position: Postdoctoral Researcher
Born & Raised: The Wirral, England
Education & previous employment: BSc Genetics (University of Liverpool), PhD in the genetics and cellular basis of ciliopathies (University of Leeds – Prof. Colin Johnson’s lab). My first postdoc at the University of Leeds (Johnson/Sheridan labs) allowed me to identify the cause of a range of rare genetic diseases.
Project Focus/ Scientific interests: Identifying and characterizing novel genetic causes of primordial dwarfism (PD), and screening known PD genes in patients in order to provide genetic diagnoses.
Outside interests: Dogs, walking, zombies, Australian soap operas