Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences

Using fundamental research and the power of genomics to develop better therapies in cancer and other complex diseases.

Research areas

  • Bioinformatics

    Using computational biology, systems biology, and bioinformatics tools to analyse and integrate genome-wide data and identify mechanisms of carcinogenesis.

  • Clinical Trials

    Taking advances in medicine and surgery forward to clinical trials.

  • Gene Structure and Function

    Interrogating the mechanisms of genome expression and integrity in tumour development and to improve treatments.

  • Surgery

    Female surgeon

    Academic surgeons at the University of Birmingham promote a wide range of clinical trials aimed at improving healthcare and surgical training both locally and worldwide.

  • Translational Biology and Genetics

    Identifying disease-associated mutations and the mechanisms responsible for cancer and other genetic diseases.

  • ICGS Seminar Series

    Wide-ranging research presentations have been given at our weekly seminar series by home and international speakers.

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