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Dr Susan Ring

Dr Susan Ring

Dr Susan Ring
B.Sc.(Sheff.), Ph.D.(Lond.)

Head of Laboratories and Executive Director ALSPAC

Office OF5
Oakfield House,
Oakfield Grove, Clifton BS8 2BN
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3310070

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Sue is head of the Bristol Bioresource Laboratories (BBL) and has over has over 20 years of experience of biobanking and managing sample resources for epidemiological studies. She established the DNA and lymphoblastoid cell line banks for the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC) and 1958 birth cohort studies which have been widely used by the research community across the world.

BBL activities include biobanking, high throughput DNA banking and cell culture, biochemical analysis, and genotyping and the University facilities for NMR metabolomics and Illumina array analysis.

BBL supports a large proportion of research in ALSPAC and the ...

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Recent publications

  • Gilbert, E, O'Reilly, S, Merrigan, M, McGettingan, D, Vitart, V, Joshi, PK, Clark, DW, Campbell, H, Hayward, C, Ring, S, Golding, J, Goodfellow, S, Navarro, P, Kerr, SM, Amador, C, Campbell, A, Haley, CS, Porteous, DJ, Cavalleri, GL & Wilson, JF, 2019, ‘The genetic landscape of Scotland and the Isles’. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol 116., pp. 19064-19070
  • , , , Demontis, D, Walters, RK, Martin, J, Mattheisen, M, Als, TD, Agerbo, E, Baldursson, G, Belliveau, R, Bybjerg-Grauholm, J, Bækvad-Hansen, M, Cerrato, F, Chambert, K, Churchhouse, C, Dumont, A, Eriksson, N, Gandal, M, Goldstein, JI, Grasby, KL, Grove, J, Gudmundsson, OO, Hansen, CS, Hauberg, ME, Hollegaard, MV, Howrigan, DP, Huang, H, Maller, JB, Martin, AR, Martin, NG, Moran, J, Pallesen, J, Palmer, DS, Pedersen, CB, Pedersen, MG, Poterba, T, Poulsen, JB, Ripke, S, Robinson, EB & others 2019, ‘Discovery of the first genome-wide significant risk loci for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder’. Nature Genetics, vol 51., pp. 63-75

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