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Professor Julian Gough

Professor Julian Gough

Professor Julian Gough
M.Sc.(Bristol), Ph.D.(Cantab.)

Visiting Professor

Merchant Venturers Building,
Woodland Road, Clifton BS8 1UB
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Research interests

  • Reference species tree of sequence life.
  • The evolution of the protein repertoire
  • Comparative genomics
  • Biological sequence analysis
  • 3D protein structure
  • The SUPERFAMILY database
  • The FANTOM mouse and human projects
  • Hidden Markov models (book chapter)



  • Degree in joint hon.s Mathematics and Physics from the University of Bristol
  • PhD from Cambridge University with Cyrus Chothia in Theoretical and Computational Biology
  • Research Associate for the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge
  • PMMB fellow at Stanford University with Michael Levitt in Computational and Structural Biology
  • RIKEN Scientist with the GER group at the Genome Sciences Centre in Tokyo
  • Associate Professor at Tokyo Medical and Dental University
  • Visiting scientist at the Pasteur Institute in Paris
  • Reader of Bioinformatics at the University of Bristol


  • 3D protein structure
  • genomics
  • Biological sequence analysis



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