MRC Human Genetics Unit
Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit

Thomas Williams

ECAT Clinical Lecturer/ PhD Student

thomas williams
Born & Raised Japan, Spain, India, Belgium, Scotland
Education & previous employment

BA in Archaeology and Anthropology, St. Hugh’s College, Oxford University. MB BChir, Hughes Hall, Cambridge University. Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. Foundation Doctor in Suffolk, Paediatrician in the South East Scotland Deanery since 2011. 

Scientific interests I am a Wellcome Trust funded ECAT Clinical Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh and joined the Jackson lab in August 2016. My work focuses on the functional and mutagenic consequences of ribonucleotides (RNA) incorporated into DNA, and is split between the Taylor and Jackson labs at the Institute of Cancer (formerly the IGMM).
Outside interests

Climbing, cycling, reading and book reviews; trustee and Vice-Chair for a charity ( that works with marginalised communities in rural South India.

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