Keeley Brookes is a Lecturer in the School of Science & Technology, with expertise in genetics and genomics of complex disease.
Keeley began her career with a BSc (Hons) degree in Genetics from the University of Leicester. This was followed with a MSc in Gene and Environment Interplay and PhD in the Molecular Genetic of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder from Kings College London, graduating in 2006.
As a postdoctoral researcher Keeley worked at the Universities of St Andrews, Manchester and Nottingham over the last decade investigating a variety of complex diseases including Autism, Cleft Palate and Alzheimer's Disease using a range of methodologies.
Keeley's research direction is now focused on neurodegeneration and assigning functional consequences to the polymorphisms associated with disease.
Keeley is a member of the Alzheimer's Research UK (ARUK) Midlands Network Committee.