MRC Human Genetics Unit
Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit


Academic and support staff responsible for scientific strategy and smooth running of the MRC Human Genetics Unit.

Professor Wendy Bickmore became Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit in August 2015. She is supported by the  Unit Executive, comprised of Section Heads and key business support staff.

The IGC Hub provides the MRC Human Genetics Unit with key business support including human resources, finance, communications and administrative support.


Professor Wendy Bickmore Director
Professor Javier Caceres Section Head: Genome Regulation
Professor David FitzPatrick Clinical Lead
Professor Andrew Jackson Section Head: Disease Mechanisms
Professor Chris Ponting Section Head: Biomedical Genomics
Professor Nick Gilbert Director of Studentships and Postdoctoral Development
Angela Ingram IGC Operations Manager
Stephen Lissaman IGC Business Manager
Dr Helen Nickerson Science and Strategy Coordinator

IGC Business Support