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Molecular and Population Genetics Team

Professor Richard Houlston’s team works to identify cancer susceptibility genes and understand how these can cause cancer.

Team leader

Professor Richard Houlston

Professor Richard Houlston

Professor of Molecular and Population Genetics

Professor Richard Houlston is Head of the Division of Genetics and Epidemiology. His research focuses on the identification and characterisation of genetic susceptibility to cancer.

ORCID 0000-0002-5268-0242

Team members

Peter Broderick

Senior Scientific Officer

Daniel Chubb

Bioninformatics Officer

Alex Cornish


Phuc Hoang

PhD Student

Amy Holroyd

Scientific Officer

Dr Ben Kinnersley


Philip Law


Chey Loveday

Post-Doctoral Training Fellow

Brittany Rex

Executive Assistant

James Studd

Post-Doctoral Training Fellow

Jayaram Vijayakrishnan

Scientific Officer

Molly Went

PhD Student