Cells, Organisms and Molecular Genetics

Our research team

The Cells, Organisms and Molecular Genetics team here at the University of Nottingham’s School of Life Sciences is a diverse, collaborative group of researchers. We’re academics, postdoctoral research fellows, research technicians and postgraduate students, all working together to break new ground and make a real impact on the world around us.

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Ruth Cornock

Research Technician, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



I am a research technician in the Biodiscovery Institute, working as part of the SBRC.

Expertise Summary

  • Molecular biology, including:
    • Genotyping/gene mapping
    • qRT-PCR, primer and probe design
    • nucleic acid extraction, purification and quality check via Bioanalyser
    • gene editing using CRISPr, TALENs and allele exchange
  • Capillary electrophoresis
  • Specialist media preparation
  • Automation and upscaling of experiments, with use of liquid handling platforms and robotic systems.

Cells, Organisms and Molecular Genetics

School of Life Sciences
University of Nottingham
Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham NG7 2UH