Maya GhoussainiMSc, PhD
Dr. Maya Ghoussaini completed an MSc degree in Gene Expression and Infectious diseases and a Ph.D. degree in Medical Genetics and Epidemiology at the Université de Lille II / Faculté de Médecine Henri Warembourg, France. During this period, she worked in the Pasteur Institute with Professor Philippe Froguel on the genetic susceptibility for childhood obesity and type 2 diabetes using multidisciplinary approaches that included molecular genetics and epidemiology, biostatistics, and molecular and cellular biology. In 2007, she was appointed as a Research Associate at the Department of Oncology at the University of Cambridge, working with Professor Sir Bruce Ponder, Professor Douglas Easton, and Dr. Alison Dunning. Since 2011 she has held a Postdoctoral Researcher position at St Johns College, Cambridge.