|Purpose||Research and teaching in Genetics|
Head of Department
|University of Cambridge|
The Department of Genetics is a department of the University of Cambridge that conducts research and teaching in genetics.
As of 2017[update], the department has 83 researchers over 27 research groups, studying functional genomics, systems biology, developmental biology, cell biology, epigenetic inheritance, microbial genetics and evolution and population genetics.
As of 2017[update], the department also has 50-65 graduate students and about 30 Part II Tripos undergraduate students.
Notable alumni of the department include: