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Miguel Garcia-Sancho

Miguel Garcia-Sancho
Dr Miguel Garcia-Sancho
Chancellors Fellow / Lecturer
Room 2.03 Old Surgeons' Hall High School Yards Edinburgh UK EH1 1LZ
+44 (0)131 6506393
Research Interests
History of science, science and technology studies, science communication, genomics, biotechnology, bioinformatics, animal genetics, biology and agriculture

Topics interested in supervising

History of 20th century biomedicine, particularly: 1) History of animal or agricultural genetics; 2) Any aspect of the research career of Conrad Hal Waddington; 3) Historical or multidisciplinary studies of genomics in Asia, the US or Europe (especially France, Italy and Germany); 4) Interactions between global and local technoscience in countries traditionally considered as "peripheral", especially Southern and Eastern Europe; 5) Use of genetics and interactions between science, politics, medicine and society in the investigation of forced disappearances under totalitarian regimes and ancestry searches by "stolen babies".

If you are interested in being supervised by Miguel Garcia-Sancho, please see the links below for more information:

PhD in Science and Technology Studies; MSc (R) Science and Technology Studies