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Name Dr Tom Gaunt
Job title Reader in Bioinformatics
Department Bristol Medical School (PHS) University of Bristol
Personal web page http://www.bris.ac.uk/social-community-medicine/people/tom-r-gaunt/index.html
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Qualifications BSc, PhD(Soton)
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Keywords molecular genetics
cardiovascular disease
obesity
genes
bioinformatics
genome-wide association
Areas of expertise Molecular Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and obesity: I am funded by the British Heart Foundation and Medical Research Council to investigate the role of genes in heart disease and related traits in the British Women's Heart and Health Study.

Bioinformatics and computational biology, including: integration of genome-wide association study data, identification of Splicing and Translational Efficiency Polymorphisms (STEPs), pathway informatics and LD/haplotype analysis.