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Alfred Pozarickij

Research student, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences

Research Overview

I apply statistics and bioinformatics techniques to analyse large datasets. My goal is to leverage information from genome-wide association studies to identify novel variants that contribute to myopia, and to identify the effects of gene-gene and gene-environment interactions.



National Eye Research Centre

Research Team

Prof Jeremy Guggenheim, Cardiff University
Dr Cathy Williams, University of Bristol


Educational and Professional Qualifications

2016 – Present: PhD, Gene-Environment and Gene-Gene Interactions in Myopia, Cardiff University
2015-2016: MSc, Quantitative Genetics and Genome Analysis, The University of Edinburgh
2011-2015: BSc, Cell and Molecular Biology, Heriot-Watt University