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The permanent group members of  CRCCG | Cambridge Resource Centre for Comparative Genomics are Professor Malcolm Ferguson-Smith and Dr. Jorge Pereira.

Professor Malcolm Ferguson-Smith 

Emeritus Professor of Pathology


Dr. Jorge Pereira

Research Associate



Dr Fumio Kasai, previous postdoctoral, is a scientist who visits regularly from Osaka to work on joint projects. 

Past Staff

Angela Noon - 2012

Ana Borges - 2016 (6 months)


The CRCCG laboratory receives study visitors from several Master and PhD students from the numerous cooperations.

Alumni students/staff:

Ivanete Furo (PhD student) - 2017-2018 (1 year)

Rafael Kretschmer (PhD student) - 2017 (3 months)

Willam Oliveira da Silva (PhD student) - 2017 (6 months)


The CRCCG laboratory also receives several visitors through the year. Next one is Carla Ribeiro (Master student) from UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal.

Past visitor(s):

Dr Maris Hindrikson -2018 Post-doctoral Researcher in CIBIO, University of Porto 

Dr Marta Tomaszkiewicz - 2017 (Penn State University-USA)

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The 2020 Marjory Stephenson Prize is awarded to Professor Julian Parkhill FRS, from the Dept of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.

Professor Parkhill is known for his research on bacterial genomes, which he has worked on since the very earliest days of genomics. Initially analysing reference genomes for many important human and animal pathogens, his group moved on to comparative genomics and subsequently large-scale population genomics, as new technologies developed. Read more of this story on


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