Dr Hayley MacGregor
Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies
Hayley’s work focuses on water and sanitation, forced displacement and resistance, scarcity, rights and access, resource grabbing and the politics of environment, development and sustainability.
Prof Michael Parker
Director of the Ethox Centre and Wellcome Centre for Ethics, Innovation, Globalisation and Medicine
Michael’s main research interest is in the ethics of collaborative global health research.
Prof Eleftheria Zeggini
Group Leader, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Eleftheria's scientific interests focus on the genetics and genomics of complex traits, primarily cardiometabolic and musculoskeletal phenotypes, and on addressing relevant statistical genetics issues.
Dr Charles Rotimi
Chief and Senior Investigator, National Human Genome Research Institute
Charles’ main research areas focus on understanding the etiology of complex diseases and health disparities. His team takes advantage of vast interethnic differences in the distribution of genetic and environmental risk factors, with particular emphasis on populations of African ancestry living in Africa, the US, and the Caribbean.
Dr Adebowale Adeyemo
Deputy Director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health
Adebowale’s current research portfolio includes genetic epidemiology studies of common complex diseases (including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and obesity) and neglected tropical diseases (podoconiosis) using a wide variety of approaches, including genome-wide association studies, targeted sequencing, exome arrays, and whole exome sequencing.
Dr Colleen McBride
Chair in Behavioural Sciences and Health Education, Rollins School of Public Health
Colleen’s research focuses on innovative public health interventions to promote risk-reducing behaviours, specifically using genetic information to motivate healthy behaviours.