Andrew J Walley
Dr Andrew Walley was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Human Genomics in July 2015 at St George’s, University of London. Prior to this, he held the posts of Lecturer in Complex Human Genetics (2005-2015) and Genome Centre Manager (2003-2005) at Imperial College London. He began his career in Oxford, where he gained his undergraduate degree and his D.Phil from the University of Oxford and was then employed there as a post-doctoral scientist from 1991 to 2003.
Dr Walley’s research focuses on genomic approaches for identifying variation in the human genome associated with susceptibility to common disease. This includes single nucleotide polymorphism and copy number variation, gene expression measurement and characterising disease-related changes in DNA methylation patterns. He has worked on a range of common diseases, including obesity, asthma and eczema, urinary incontinence and infectious disease.