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Dr. Christopher Bell MBChB, PhD, FRCPA(Genetics)

Lecturer in Epigenomics, Principle Investigator Epigenomics of Common Human Disease

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Dr. Christopher Bell investigates how analysis of the epigenome, the chemical modifications and packaging of the genome, can inform us about the susceptibilities and consequences of common human diseases; such as Type 2 Diabetes.

Career History

2014-2015: Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Prof. Tim Spector). King’s College London, UK.
2008-2014: Post Doctoral Research Fellow (Prof. Stephan Beck). UCL Cancer Institute, London, UK.
2005-2008: Genetic Pathology Registrar. Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, Australia.
2001-2005: PhD in Genomics (Prof. Philippe Froguel). Imperial College London, UK.

Academic Qualifications

1996: MBChB. Otago University, NZ.
2006: PhD. Imperial College London, UK.
2009: FRCPA (Genetics). Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, Australia.

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Research interests

Epigenomic Medicine

Dr. Christopher Bell’s research uses computational biology, statistical genomics, and epigenetics to further understand common human diseases.

This work involves the integration of large-scale epigenomic analyses in population, comparative and multi-omic datasets.

He has published widely in the field of Epigenetics, Genomic Medicine, and Pathology, with a broad network of worldwide collaborators.

Furthermore, he has contributed key innovations to the integration of GWAS and Epigenetic data, as well as evolutionary analytical approaches to this fast advancing field.

Epigenomic Medicine

PhD/MPhil Supervision

Mr. Richard Acton (Main Supervisor)
Project Title: Epigenomic Analysis of Human Musculoskeletal Disorders and Ageing
Project Funding MRC


Dr. Elizabeth Curtis (Co-supervisor)
Project Title: Epigenetic determinants of bone microarchitecture
Project Funding: MRC

 

Research group

Biomedical Sciences

Affiliate research groups

Computational Modelling group, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Developmental Sciences (University of Southampton Hospital Site)

Articles

Letter/Editorial

Book Chapters

Supervisor

BIOL3031 Literature-based Research Project
BIOL3069 In-Silico Research Projects

Lecturer

BIOL2013 Bioinformatics & DNA Technology
BIOL2017 Endocrine Pharmacology

Tutor

BIO1020 Core Skills In The Life Sciences

 

Consultancy on Genetic Testing/Genomic Medicine

Member of Wessex Clinical Exome Sequencing Pilot working group - Wessex Investigational Sciences Hub laboratory (WISH) Laboratory, University of Southampton Hospital.

 

Dr. Christopher Bell
Biological Sciences
Faculty of Natural & Environmental Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Room Number:9555 SGH/C7/MP887

Telephone:(023) 8120 8663
Email:C.G.Bell@soton.ac.uk


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