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Celina Whalley, MSc

Celina Whalley is a scientific writer with expertise in genomics, residing in West Midlands, UK.

20+ years of experience working with University Genomic Service laboratories specializing in:

  • RNA, DNA and cfDNA extraction, along with QC, from biological samples
  • Microarrays for methylation, genotyping, and gene expression
  • Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) library preparation with DNA and RNA
  • Operation of Illumina sequencing platforms
  • Oxford Nanopore long read library preparation with DNA and RNA
  • Operation of Oxford Nanopore MinION/GridION and PromethION platforms
  • 10x single cell mRNA-seq library preparation and NGS


  • BSc Biology, University of Lancaster, UK
  • MSc Medical Mycology, University of Leeds, UK


  • Registered Scientist (RSci)
  • Chartered Scientist (CSci)

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