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Synthetic Biology in Cambridge



I am interested in the applications that engineering principles can have in biology, and have followed the synthetic biology field with interest since participating in iGEM. At present I am using automation and machine-learning to increase the scale of phenotype discovery in malaria parasites.


Genetics, automation, malaria.


Key publications: 

Functional Profiling of a Plasmodium Genome Reveals an Abundance of Essential Genes

Bushell, Ellen et al.
Cell , Volume 170 , Issue 2 , 260 - 272.e8
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Dr. Theo    Sanderson

Contact Details

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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