Faculty of Biological Sciences

Dr Andrew Cuming

BA, Oxford; PhD 1976, Cambridge.
Senior Lecturer
School of Biology

Contact:  Miall 9.23, +44(0) 113 34 33096, email address for  

You can read more about Dr Cuming's interests here:

Research Interests

Embryogenesis; Plant development; Gene targeting

Faculty Research and Innovation

Studentship information

Postgraduate studentship areas:

  • Plant development and functional genomics

See also:

Modules managed

BLGY1232 - Introduction to Genetics
BLGY3110 - Applied Genetics

Modules taught

BIOL5294M - MSc Bioscience Research Project Proposal
BIOL5392M - Bioscience MSc Research Project
BLGY1125 - Biology Practicals and Data Analysis
BLGY1232 - Introduction to Genetics
BLGY1234 - Practical Genetics
BLGY1303 - Tutorials for Biology and Genetics
BLGY2100 - Enhanced Study Skills for Biologists
BLGY3021 - Research Project
BLGY3110 - Applied Genetics
BLGY3291 - Comparative Genomics
BLGY3340 - Biology Research Projects


Member of Undergraduate School Taught Student Education Committee (Programme Manager: Genetics)

Centre membership: The Centre for Plant Sciences

Group Leader Dr Andrew Cuming  (Senior Lecturer)

Embryogenesis; Plant development; Gene targeting 

Dr Sophia Ahmed  (Research Fellow in Precision Medicine)

Evolution of U and V sex chromosomes 


Daniel Shaw (Co-supervisor) 10% FTE