Dr Steve Bevan, BSc, PhD

Steve Bevan graduated from the University of Portsmouth with first class honours and subsequently obtained his PhD from the University of London specialising in genetics. A 5 year position as a post doc and senior post-doc in cancer genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research led to tenure at St George's, University of London, rising to Reader in Cerebrovascular Genetics. He moved to Cambridge University in 2013 for 2 years, then took up the position of Deputy Head of the School of Life Sciences at hte University of Lincoln in 2015. Steve Bevan has an interest primarily in population genetics, statistical genetics, genome wide association studies and cerebrovascular and cardiovascular genetics, but is happy to work with any disease that has a genetic basis and sufficientcases for meaningful population genetic investigation. He has published over 70 peer reviewed articles in the field of genetics and has PI or co-applicant research funding from The Wellcome Trust, British Heart Foundation, The Stroke Association and the European Union among other sources.