Genetics, Genomics and Population Research Expert Review Group

Its remit includes:

  • studies of interactions between genes and environment
  • bioinformatics and statistics as generic tools
  • genetic/genome evolution
  • population based genetics
  • genetics in health and disease.

Members are listed below. Additional experts will join the panel as necessary.


Professor Sara Brown (Chair)

University of Edinburgh

Professor Jorge Ferrer

Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain

Professor Anna Gloyn

Stanford University, USA

Professor Trevor Graham

Queen Mary University of London

Professor Aroon Hingorani

University College London

Dr Sally John


Professor Nicholas Loman

University of Birmingham

Dr Nuria Lopez-Bigas

Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB Barcelona), Spain

Professor Simon Myers

University of Oxford

Dr Oliver Stegle

European Bioinformatics Institute

Professor Nicholas Timpson

University of Bristol

Professor Clare Turnbull

Institute of Cancer Research

Professor George Vassiliou

University of Cambridge

Professor Joris Veltman

University of Newcastle


Jaime Townend

Senior Grants Adviser, Genetics and Molecular Sciences

Wellcome Trust

We expect members to comply with our Conflict of Interest Policy [PDF 137KB].