Professor Sir Peter Donnelly FRS is one of the global leaders and pioneers at the interface of human genetics and medicine.

Sir Peter grew up in Brisbane and won a Rhodes Scholarship. His subsequent decorated academic career has seen his research interests evolve from mathematics and statistics to human genetics and human disease. He has played a central role in the “Genetic Revolution” - the explosion in our knowledge of regions of our DNA that play a role in the susceptibility to all the common human diseases.

Sir Peter is currently Professor of Statistical Science at the University of Oxford and a Founder and CEO of Genomics plc. He recently received a Knighthood for services to the understanding of human genetics in disease.

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