Prof. Christopher Ponting

Prof. Christopher Ponting


Chris is one of the investigators for the APPreSci consortium.

He is a British computational biologist, specializing in the evolution and function of genes and genomes.

Chris is currently Chair of Medical Bioinformatics at the University of Edinburgh and group leader in the MRC Human Genetics Unit. He is also an Associate Faculty member of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation. His research focuses on long noncoding RNA function and evolution, on single cell biology and on disease genomics.

You can read more about him here.