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Doctor Zoë Walters

Dr Zoë Walters

Associate Professor

Research interests

  • Target Prioritisation and Validation
  • Epigenetics and genomics
  • Cancer 

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Accepting applications from PhD students.

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Dr Zoë Walters is an Associate Professor in translational epigenomics in the school of Cancer Sciences and is a Module Lead on the MSc Genomics within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton. Zoë is a highly experienced molecular biologist whose area of expertise lies primarily in target identification and validation in cancer and developmental disorders. Zoë has over 18 years’ experience in molecular genetics, developmental biology, and cancer biology. Taking a precision medicine approach, the work in her team focuses on target validation, single agent and combination testing of epigenetic therapies, 2D and 3D pre-clinical models, biomarker identification and validation, determining mechanism of action (targets and drugs), factors affecting therapy resistance/relapse and the role of cancer stem cells.