Department of Biological and Medical Sciences


  • In 2017 members of the team will be present at the Brookes Science Bazaar, where they will be providing people of all ages with a fun and educational introduction to human genetics.

    In April 2016, Professor Nicky Ragge delivered an open lecture titled: ‘Born Without Eyes: understanding the genes that switch on human eye development’ to the public which was highly acclaimed and very well attended. Details can still be found on the event page.

    We have built strong ties with the charity MACS (Microphthalmia, Anophthalmia and Coloboma Support), Professor Nicky Ragge is a medical advisor to this charity, and the charity supports the team’s research co-ordinator. A member of the team is usually present at the annual MACS meeting in May to present an update on the team’s research and to answer questions.