Elizabeth Patton

Last name

Dr. E. Elizabeth Patton is currently a Group Leader at the MRC Institute for Genetics and Molecular Medicine in Edinburgh, with a specific interest in melanoma. Dr. Patton received a BSc (Honours) degree from King’s College at Dalhousie University and a PhD from the University of Toronto, followed by a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Harvard Medical School and The University of Oxford.  Her laboratory currently uses zebrafish and mice as model systems to understand the genetics of melanocyte and melanoma development.

Working Group: Industry Working Group


Areas of Interest
Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Edinburgh
Key words
genetics, melanoma

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