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Professor Rebecca  Oakey

Professor Rebecca Oakey

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Professor of Epigenetics

Dean for Doctoral Studies. Training Lead for the GSTT Biomedical Research Centre. Lead, King's Innovation Scholars Program.

Research subject areas

  • Biomedical and life sciences

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Professor Oakey is the Dean for Doctoral Studies in the Centre for Doctoral Studies.

D.Phil.: Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford

Post-doctoral training: Duke University Medical Centre, NC, USA, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, PA, USA, Fox Chase Cancer Centre, PA, USA

Faculty positions: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader & Professor, King's College London.

Rebecca leads the Epigenetics Laboratory in the Department of Medical & Molecular Genetics. 

Rebecca is also the Lead for King's Innovation Scholars Program; enabling the big data revolution through skills training. To find out more, check out their website or read this article.

Course teacher: Bioinformatics (Research)