Team Profiles

Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre Team

3Professor Warwick Dunn

Professor of Analytical and Clinical Metabolomics
Director of Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre
Director of Mass Spectrometry, Phenome Centre Birmingham

Professor Warwick (Rick) Dunn’s research group focuses on developing innovative chromatography, mass spectrometry, sample collection and computational resources and their application in the study of the complex role of metabolites in human ageing and diseases. Areas of biomedical study include endocrinology, inflammation and immunology including musculoskeletal health, cardio-renal diseases and complications of reproduction and pregnancy. Rick is on Twitter.

More information on Rick's profile page.

Mark2Professor Mark Viant

Professor of Metabolomics
Executive Director of Phenome Centre Birmingham

Professor Mark Viant’s expertise lies in the field of metabolomics. His research spans from method development in analytical chemistry and bioinformatics through to the application of metabolomics to environmental toxicology. Mark is on Twitter.

More information on Mark's profile page.

CateDr Catherine Winder

Operations Manager for Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre & Phenome Centre Birmingham

Cate is a biologist, interested in the application of bio-analytical techniques to study biological systems. She specialises in the application of metabolomics to study microorganisms in biotechnology and systems biology approaches.

RalfDr Ralf Weber

Director of Bioinformatics for Phenome Centre Birmingham

Ralf is a bioinformatician who specialises in developing and applying data processing, biostatistics and data mining tools to derive clear biochemical interpretations of clinical and environmental metabolomics data. Ralf is on Twitter.


David Epps

Project Manager for Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre & Phenome Centre Birmingham

David is a Project Manager working alongside the team providing day-to-day administrative support. David deals with course logistics, information, marketing, booking support and billing, and is always happy to chat on BMTC's social media platforms: Twitter | LinkedIn | or via email: