Professor David Wilson

Professor of Human Developmental Genetics


Professor Wilson works in the Institute for Developmental Sciences, University of Southampton and investigates early human development prior to birth. He has particular interest in the molecular genetic and cellular events during embryogenesis with a focus on cardiac development and cardiac genetics. He is trying to provide explanations as to why some children are born with cardiac problems.

Related speakers

Rory Cellan-Jones

Journalist, BBC News

Ben Saunders

Polar Explorer

Baroness (Martha) Lane Fox

Portfolio Chair & Entrepreneur

Sarah Mackenzie Ross

Clinical Psychologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London

Jimmy Wales

Founder, Wikipedia

Dr Nira Chamberlain

Mathematician, Senior Data Scientist, Holland & Barrett