Lloyd Hopkins

    PhD Candidate

    2018     Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle

    Project title

    The role of micro-RNAs in Alzheimer’s disease and their capacity as a diagnostic biomarker in human saliva

    Supervisory Team

    Principal Supervisor: Distinguished Professor Lyn Griffiths
    Associate Supervisors: Dr Heidi Sutherland, Dr Francesca Fernandez

    Project description

    Lloyd’s research interests include epigenetics and molecular genomics in disease, with a focus on miRNA regulation. Lloyd’s research is focused on the genetics and epigenetics of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma and Alzheimer’s Disease, identifying the roles DNA methylation and miRNAs play in these disorders.