A Senior lecturer with 25+ years experience working in developmental genetics and with embryonic and adult stem cells. She has a particular interest and expertise in skeletal muscle disease, epigenetics and growth factor signalling. Current focus of lab is the embryonic basis of Muscular Dystrophy (Merrick et al. (2009). DMM 2, 374-388) Medici Fellowship. BSc in Genetics and PhD in Developmental Genetics (Edinburgh). Senior Research Associate University of Cambridge.