Department of Genetics and Genome Biology
University of Leicester
BSc (Glasgow), PhD (London) I studied for an undergraduate degree in Cell Biology at the University of Glasgow. However, a stint as a summer student in 1975 at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, convinced me that my real interest lay in human molecular genetics. I completed my PhD in 1980 at St Mary's Hospital Medical School, London, under the supervision of Professor Bob Williamson, cloning human globin cDNA and gene sequences.
My research interests are predominantly in the the area of bioinformatics. Recent laboratory-based studies have focused onCollagen determining the genetic basis of premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) in a project involving colleagues at the Leicester Royal Infirmary and international collaborations with groups in Serbia and China.
Freeman PJ, Hart RK, Gretton LJ, Brookes AJ, Dalgleish R (2017) VariantValidator: accurate validation, mapping and formatting of sequence variant descriptions. Human Mutation, 10.1002/humu.23348.