Imperial College London

DR ANNA ZEKAVATI

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

AHSC Clinical Genome Laboratory Manager
 
 
 
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Contact

 

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Location

 

Room 4N5Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Anna Zekavati is lab head of the Imperial BRC Genomics Facility that provides infrastructure and state-of-the-art services for high-throughput genomic research. The Facility offers a wide range of next generation sequencing services from upstream experimental design to library preparation, sequencing and data anlysis, enabling users to select the service that is most suitable for their project. The laboratory is equipped with Illumina HiSeq2500 and MiSeq sequencers.

She obtained her Ph.D. in Molecular Immunology from the University of Kings College London in 2009. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the UCL Institute of Child Health, investigating the genetic causes of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy using next-generation sequencing; and joined Imperial College London in November 2012 as the head of the genomics lab. The facility is part of the Department of Medicine (Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism) and is funded by the NIHR through the Imperial Biomedical Research Centre as part of the Genetics and Genomics Theme.

Publications

Journals

Alsters SIM, Goldstone AP, Buxton JL, et al., 2015, Truncating Homozygous Mutation of Carboxypeptidase E (CPE) in a Morbidly Obese Female with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Intellectual Disability and Hypogonadotrophic Hypogonadism, Plos One, Vol:10, ISSN:1932-6203

Yiorkas AM, Nor-Hashim NA, Alsters SIM, et al., 2015, Association of polygenic genetic risk score with BMI is modified by the presence of deleterious alleles in monogenic obesity genes, Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism, Vol:67, ISSN:0250-6807, Pages:48-49

Zekavati A, Nasir A, Alcaraz A, et al., 2014, Post-Transcriptional Regulation of BCL2 mRNA by the RNA-Binding Protein ZFP36L1 in Malignant B Cells, Plos One, Vol:9, ISSN:1932-6203

Lopes LR, Zekavati A, Syrris P, et al., 2013, Genetic complexity in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy revealed by high-throughput sequencing, Journal of Medical Genetics, Vol:50, ISSN:0022-2593, Pages:228-239

Conference

Lopes LR, Zekavati A, Syrris P, et al., 2013, High-throughput genotyping and phenotyping reveals new genetic determinants of clinical phenotype in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Pages:S1-S1, ISSN:1388-9842

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