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Gene Function Team

Professor Chris Lord's team investigates the genetic basis of breast cancer as a means to understand and treat the disease.

Team leader

Professor Chris Lord

Professor Chris Lord

Professor Chris Lord is Deputy Head of Division and the leader of the CRUK Gene Function Team, which applies concepts such as synthetic lethality and non-oncogene addiction to provide one route to identifying novel approaches to treating cancer.

ORCID 0000-0002-3226-0515

Team members

Professor Alan Ashworth

Honorary Appointment +44 20 3437 7364

Clemence Astier

Honorary Appointment

Dr Joe Baxter

Honorary Appointment +44 20 3437 7402

Dr Rachel Brough

Senior Scientific Officer

Roman Chabanon

Honorary Appointment +44 20 3437 7366

Dr Sheyne Choi

Higher Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 7052

Shabab Chowdhury

Honorary Appointment

Lauren Dawson

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 3437 7008

Dr Asha Konde

Higher Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 7580

Lorena Magraner

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 3437 7020

Amaara Marzook

Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6976

Lovely Paul Solomon Devakumar

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 7153 5529

Dr Stephen Pettitt  

Senior Staff Scientist and Deputy Team Leader 020 7153 5322

Agatha Ryabova

Honorary Appointment

Dr Feifei Song

Higher Scientific Officer

Dr James Stewart

Honorary Appointment

Dr Jamie Stewart

Clinical Fellow

Andrew Wicks

PhD Student

Dr Will Yang

Postdoctoral Training Fellow

Dr Diana Zatreanu

Postdoctoral Training Fellow

Anabel Zelceski

PhD Student