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Alexandra Martin-Geary

Postdoctoral Bioinformatician

Alex joined the Computational Rare Disease Genomics group, which uses computational approaches to interpret the role of genetic variants in rare diseases, in October 2020. She is a postdoctoral bioinformatician whose research focuses on the use of computational methods and evolutionary data to better understand an individual’s susceptibility to genetic disease.

Alex gained an undergraduate degree in Archaeological sciences from the university of York, before studying for an MSc bioinformatics and systems biology, and a PhD in Evolutionary bioinformatics of human disease, both at the university of Manchester. During her PhD Alex explored themes related to human heritable, viral, and pathogenic diseases, and their relationship with evolutionary signatures in the human genome.