Sarah has a BSc and MSc in Biomedical Sciences, a PhD from Cranfield University and an MA in Healthcare Law and Ethics from the University of Manchester. Over a 10 year academic career her research has focused on tumour biomarker characterisation and cell-surface interaction. Beyond research she took an active role in the provision of postgraduate taught courses for the University as Lecturer in Molecular Medicine, leading the development and direction of a number of MSc Courses including the MSc in Translational Medicine, the MSc in Molecular Medicine, and more recently acting as director for the MSc Programmes in Advanced Biosciences. She has lectured on a variety of biomedical techniques and topics, including ethics and governance of research.
Tom Hancocks works as a Scientific Training Officer for the Training Team at EMBL-EBI.
He studied Human Genetics at the University of Leeds and McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario; before completing an MSc in Analytical Genomics at the University of Birmingham.
Tom has worked for the NHS in diagnostic genetics and as a bioinformatics trainer for healthcare scientists and clinicians.