Systems Biology and Personalised Medicine

Systems Biology and Personalised Medicine

Microscope image of colon cancer cells
The Systems Biology and Personalised Medicine division uses high-throughput technologies to understand global changes in biological systems, and to inform therapeutic decisions. The technologies – including genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, chemical and genetic screens – are improving our understanding of cancers, immune disorders and infectious diseases.

Health impact

Cancers: bowel cancer, leukaemia, lymphoma, melanoma, pancreatic cancer, stomach cancer, myeloproliferative disorders

Immune disorders: rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

Infectious disease: malaria, vaccines

Other areas: antivenoms, congenital disease, personalised medicine

Division news

Acting division heads

Associate Professor Oliver Sieber

Associate Professor Andrew Webb

Lab heads

Professor Peter Gibbs

Mr Simon Monard

Dr Kelly Rogers

Dr Hélène Jousset Sabroux

Dr Ian Street

Dr Stephen Wilcox

Division coordinator

Dr Linda Chan

Systems Biology Mascot Server

Mascot is a powerful search engine that uses mass spectrometry data to identify proteins from primary sequence databases. To assist you, the help text for Mascot forms a substantial knowledge base concerning protein identification by MS.

You can also access useful Mascot server tools.


Lattice light sheet microscope

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