Our Team

We are the lab. If you think your picture belongs here, consider joining us.

Our lab alumni, and where they went next.


Fiona Goodman

Personal Assistant to Eric Miska

PAHoD [at] bioc.cam.ac.uk

Marc Ridyard

Lab Manager / Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD 1999, University of Alberta, Canada

mr652 [at] cam.ac.uk

Amelia Collins

Research Assistant

I am a stem cell biologist working on modelling heart failure with human induced pluripotent stem cell to investigate epigenetic changes

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
BSc – Biomedicine at University of East Anglia (2019-2022)
MSc – Biomolecular Research at University of East Anglia (2022-2023)

ac2673 [at] cam.ac.uk


Miguel V. Almeida

Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD 2019, University of Mainz

I am interested in the evolution and epigenetic regulation of repetitive sequences

mdd34 [at] cam.ac.uk

Jon Price

Postdoctoral Fellow


PhD Bioinformatics 2018, University of Warwick, UK

Bioinformatician – Computational analysis of NGS datasets. RNA / DNA epigenetics. RNASeq, RiboSeq, DNASeq, BSSeq, CHiPSeq.

David Jordan

Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD 2012, Rockefeller University, NY, USA

dj333 [at] cam.ac.uk

Chenming Zeng

Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD 2021 USTC (University of Science and Technology of China)

Host-pathogen induced gene editing

cz385 [at] cam.ac.uk

Bianca Pierattini

Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD 2022, SISSA (International School of Advanced Studies, IT)

I am interested in RNA structure, modifications and non-coding RNAs

bp502 [at] cam.ac.uk


Harris (Charikleia) Papadopoulou

Researcher, Academic Clinical Lecturer University of Cambridge

MRCP Kings’ College London 2006, PhD, University of Cambridge 2015

epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation under stress

cp461 [at] cam.ac.uk

Paula Milan-Rois

Postdoctoral Researcher

PhD 2023, IMDEA Nanoscience, Madrid

My research focuses on the role of lncRNAs in cancer and on developing therapies based on ncRNAs delivered by nanoparticles

pm829 [at] cam.ac.uk

Jingxiu Xu

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow

PhD 2021, Zhejiang University

My current research interests lie in the response of aging C. elegans to wounding and RNA real-time imaging.

jx327 [at] cam.ac.uk


Tsveta Kamenova

CRUK Cambridge Centre PhD Student

BA (Hons) Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge

I am interested in non-coding RNA function in lung cancer development.

tik21 [at] cam.ac.uk

Ulrika Yuan

Cambridge Commonwealth European and International Trust, Gonville & Caius College PhD student (joint with Martin Hemberg)

MPhil in Genetics 2019 University of Cambridge

I am interested in the evolution and early development of Lake Malawi cichlids.

cy293 [at] cam.ac.uk

Juan Carlos
Juan Carlos Rueda Silva

PhD Student / Gates Cambridge Scholar

Bsc in Biotechnology Engineering 2020, Tecnologico de Monterrey

I am interested in small RNA-mediated gene silencing and its role on non-genetic inheritance, development and disease.

jcr77 AT cam.ac.uk

Narendra Meena

PhD Student

M.Tech. 2012 University of Rajsthan

Developing Predictive Models for NGS datasets

nm667 [at] cam.ac.uk

Audrey Putman

Cambridge Trust Scholar PhD Student

BSc 2018 University of Virginia

I am interested in non-genetic inheritance and use cichlid fish to study the role of epigenetic processes in facilitating phenotypic plasticity and adaptation.


alkp2 [at] cam.ac.uk

Fu Xiang Quah

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute PhD Student (joint with Martin Hemberg)

MPhil in CompBio 2016, University of Cambridge

Algorithm development

contact [at] fxquah.com
Photography: www.fxquah.com

Jonathan Boudeman

Biochemistry PhD student

Looking at ways to stop epigenetic drift

Emma Walsh


BSc Molecular and Microbiology, University of Calgary
MSc Genomics and Systemsbiology, University of Gothenburg

I am interested in the relationship between non-coding RNA structure and function

ecw67 [at] cam.ac.uk

Leonardo Maffioli

Postgraduate Student