Genomics at the University of Essex

The University of Essex has made a strategic expansion into genetics and epigenetics. We now have seven faculty members forming the nucleus of a cluster of excellence in this area, with brand new laboratory and computing infrastructure. See our recent papers.

  • 19-01-2018. From the 2nd to the 6th of July, the University of Essex will organise the Essex Synthetic Biology School (ESBS). The Essex Synthetic Biology School  is an intensive 5-day summer course targeting students and early career scientists interested in learning cutting edge experimental and computational methods to design and build biological systems directly from world-renowned experts, working with bacterial, yeast, plant and mammalian systems, in fields such as cancer and healthcare research, as well as industrial, agricultural and environmental synthetic biology. For registration and more information:
  • 05-11-2017. Leo Schalkwyk With Jon Mill and others in Exeter were awarded MRC funding for Regulatory Genomic Profiling in Schizophrenia.