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Dr Susie Cooke

Head of Medical Genomics

Susie is a biologist turned bioinformatician whose main interest is in facilitating the move of next-generation sequencing into the clinic to help cancer patients.

She completed a PhD in cancer genomics at the University of Cambridge and worked for Cancer Research UK, the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and in the biotech industry before moving to Glasgow.

Susie now leads the Medical Genomics division of the Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory, including overseeing the high-throughput sequencing and bioinformatics teams. Her main research focus is the development of clinical-grade analysis pipelines to allow custom oncology sequencing assays to be used safely in clinical trials and clinical practice.

Susie is a member of the External Quality Assessment (EQA) Specialist Advisory Group (SAG) for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), and contributes to Scottish and national working groups for the advancement of genomics in healthcare.


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