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Functional Genetic Epidemiology Team

Professor Olivia Fletcher’s team uses intermediate phenotypes and functional studies to understand how individual genetic variants influence breast cancer risk, which may in the longer term help to develop novel risk-reduction and prevention strategies.

Team leader

Professor Olivia Fletcher

Professor Olivia Fletcher

Professor Olivia Fletcher leads a team of genetic epidemiologists and molecular biologists working on the Generations Study, the British Breast Cancer Study and other population-based studies. She also took over leadership of the Complex Trait Genetics team from Dr Nick Orr in July 2017.

ORCID 0000-0001-9387-7116

Team members

Dr Nichola Johnson

Staff Scientist +44 20 3437 7614

Kate Mackie

PhD Student +44 20 7153 5528

Dr Shirleny Romualdo Cardoso

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 7153 5083

Selin Sevgi

PhD Student

Katarzyna Tomczyk

Higher Scientific Officer

Alisa Zvereva

Honorary Appointment