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Thomas Keane

Team Leader, European Genome-phenome Archive and European Variation Archive
Home institute: EMBL-EBI
Country of residence: United Kingdom
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Relevant challenge area(s): Communicable disease, Protection of biodiversity

Thomas Keane is the team leader for the European Genome Phenome Archive (EGA) and the European Variation Archive (EVA) at EMBL-EBI. He is responsible for strategic planning for EGA and EVA, is a member of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) steering committee, and co-leads the Large-scale Genomics workstream. Before joining EMBL-EBI as Team Leader in 2016, Thomas led the Sequence Variation Infrastructure group in the Computational Genomics Programme at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. His research interests are in using genomic technologies to understand biological processes, with a particular focus on rodent models for human disease. He is the scientific lead for the Mouse Genomes Project, a collaboration with the Wellcome Sanger Institute. He also holds an honorary professorship at the University of Nottingham.