Lisa Skipper

Scientific Curator in the Vertebrate Genomics Group

Lisa works primarily with the DGVa. She spent her early career working in Information Technology as an Analyst/Programmer in the pharmaceutical industry before returning to education to obtain a PhD in Neurogenetics from University College London, UK.  She carried out postdoctoral research at the Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, USA and the Genome Institute of Singapore, exploring genetic variation in Parkinson's disease and related neurological disorders. At EMBL-EBI, Lisa helped to develop Version 2 of the DGVa system and also oversees data submissions from researchers, curation of data from published literature and data integration with internal and external resources.