Find out more about some of our students’ achievements.
Holly has co-developed an interactive online guide, published with Learning on Screen entitled ‘Employing BoB and TRILT as Tools for Academic Research on Broadcast Media’, designed to help students and academics utilise two key broadcast media archives in their research.
John has had an article published on BioRxiv.org entitled ‘A comparison of software for analysis of rare and common short tandem repeat (STR) variation using human genome sequences from clinical and population-based samples,’ which assesses the ability of the software to genotype known common STRs and to identify rarer STR expansions, and their appllication in large dataset suitable for biobank-scale data analysis with a view to identify an approach to investigate the role of STR in human diseases.
Kathryn came first in a postgraduate poster competition run by Leicester Law School in spring 2022. Her poster, entitled ‘The legal and ethical implications of direct-to consumer genetic testing’ was based on her PhD project.
Jasmine came second in a postgraduate poster competition run by Leicester Law School in spring 2022. Her poster, entitled ‘A Global Approach to Genetic Disclosure’ was based on her research seeking to determine the knowledge to be gained from the approaches taken in different legal jurisdictions regarding the interests acknowledged and rights given to relatives when disclosing genetic information.