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Research Team

Working on cutting-edge research that matters

Our team work in diverse disciplines, from basic biology and chemistry through to clinical trials and surgery to translate scientific discovery to patient care in the clinic.

Within the GPOL team there is significant expertise encompassing basic science, histopathology, drug development, bioinformatics, translational techniques, quality assurance and clinical trials management.


Medical Genomics

Dr Susie Cooke

Head of Medical Genomics

Susie is a biologist turned bioinformatician whose main research focus is the development of clinical-grade analysis pipelines.

Dr Philip Beer

Head of Genomic Strategy

Philip is a physician scientist and precision oncology specialist who utilises genomic technologies to improve outcomes for cancer patients.

Alistair Ritchie

Laboratory Manager

Donna Ramsay

Quality Manager

Brian McDade

Senior Lab Technician

Sarah Allison


Selma Rebus


Peter McHardy

Systems Administrator

John Marshall

Senior Software Developer/Bioinformatician

Dr Paul Grimwood

Database Developer / Configuration Manager

Shane Kelly

Systems Administrator

Daniel McElroy

LIMS/Data Manager

David Meltzer

Web Developer

Translational Bioscience

Rosie Upstill-Goddard


Giuseppina Caligiuri

PhD Student

Richard Cunningham

PhD Student

Therapeutic Development

Dr David Chang

Head of Therapeutic Development

David is a surgeon scientist who specialises in the treatment of malignant pancreatic diseases.

Selma Rebus


Clinical Implementation

Dr Nigel Jamieson

Clinical Lead

Nigel's primary research focuses upon the interaction between the genomic landscape, the immune microenvironment and chemotherapy in patients with pancreatic cancer.

Dr Stephan Dreyer

Clinical Lecturer


Anna Morris

Programme Manager

Judith Dixon-Hughes

PrecisionPanc Project Manager

Amanda Ewing

Personal Assistant to Prof Biankin


Join the GPOL Team

We are looking for highly motivated and innovative individuals to join our team of pioneering researchers.

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