Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, UK
Samuel is a scientist at The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute working on the Plasmodium Genome Variation Project in the Kwiatkowski group. Samuel holds a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology from the University of Cambridge. Before joining the Kwiatkowski group, Samuel did his Postdoctoral research on Leishmania functional genomics and the host-parasite interactions in the lab of Professor Debbie Smith at the University of York. At Sanger, Samuel is leading the malaria sequencing R & D group focusing on developing new tools for sequencing and analysis of the extreme base-biased malaria genome. Samuel is keen on translating high throughput sequencing technology into basic healthcare applications.