People & contacts

 Bioinformatics Lab

 

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Bioinformatics Academic Research Manager: 

Frances Pearl 

Frances set up the bioinformatics lab in April 2013.

Email: f.pearl@sussex.ac.uk

 

 

PhD Students

Yusuf Ali

Yusuf is a PhD student that joined in September 2014 and is working on the design and synthesis of novel small molecule inhibitors of helicases to further investigate the role of this class of enzymes in DNA damage repair pathways. He holds a Master of Pharmacy (MPharm) from the School of Pharmacy, University College London.

Email: ya88@sussex.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

Hanadi Baeissa

Hanadi joined the group in September 2014. She is a PhD student and her research involves analysing gain of function mutations in cancers.

Email: hb273@sussex.ac.uk

 

 

Graeme Benstead-Hume

Graeme joined the group in September 2014. His PhD involves predicting synthetically lethal interactions to aid cancer treatments.

Email : G.Benstead@sussex.ac.uk

 

 

Xiangrong Chen

Tina joined the group in September 2014. She is a PhD student and her research involves the identification of natural product inhibitors of human helicases. She holds a BSc in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the Zhejiang Chinese Medical University and an MSc in Drug Discovery and Translational Biology from the University of Edinburgh.She is co-supervised by Frances Pearl [bioinformatics group], Tony Oliver [Oliver group] and Simon Ward [SDDC].

Email: xc61@sussex.ac.uk

 

Masters Students

 

Ahmad Ebadi

Ahmad joined the group in January 2016 and is doing his Masters disseration with us.  He is using a suite of computer programs to analyse inframe insertions and deletions from cancer genome sequencing projects.