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Epigenetics and Genome Stability Team

Professor Jessica Downs’s team investigates how DNA packaging influences the stability of genetic information, studying how this packaging and its regulation can influence the development and progression of cancer.

Team leader

Professor Jessica Downs

Professor Jessica Downs

Team Leader

Professor Jessica Downs is investigating the interplay between epigenetics and genome stability. The goal of this research is to understand how the packaging and organisation of DNA in cells helps to maintain its integrity and prevent tumourigenesis.

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Team members

Peter Brownlee

Postdoctoral Training Fellow T 020 7153 5174

Dr Karen Lane

Postdoctoral Training Fellow T 020 7153 5174

Cornelia Meisenberg

Postdoctoral Training Fellow T 020 7153 5174

Sarah Pinder

Scientific Officer T 020 7153 5174

Federica Schiavoni

Postdoctoral Training Fellow T 020 7153 5174

Pedro Zuazua-Villar

Higher Scientific Officer T 020 7153 5174