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Christian Cole is a Principal Investigator at the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science (LRCFS). His expertise and passion is in Bioinformatics and Data Science gained over his postdoctoral career at UMIST, The University of Manchester and, most recently, within the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee. In that time, Chris was the founder member and latterly the co-ordinator of the Data Analysis Group; a team dedicated to collaboration on biological projects requiring computational and statistical direction. At LRCFS Chris will be using his multi-disciplinary computational approaches to challenge existing weaknesses in the analysis and interpretation of several forensic evidence types. Chris has a BSc in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and a PhD in Medicinal Chemistry.

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RSE Cloud Computing Award

Cole, C.


Project: Research

Research Output

Open Access
  • 32 Downloads (Pure)

    EMSY expression affects multiple components of the skin barrier with relevance to atopic dermatitis

    Elias, M. S., Wright, S. C., Remenyi, J., Abbott, J. C., Bray, S. E., Cole, C., Edwards, S., Gierlinski, M., Glok, M., McGrath, J. A., Nicholson, W. V., Paternoster, L., Prescott, A. R., Have, S. T., Whitfield, P. D., Lamond, A. I. & Brown, S. J., Aug 2019, In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 144, 2, p. 470-481 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Proteus: an R package for downstream analysis of MaxQuant output

    Gierlinski, M., Gastaldello, F., Cole, C. & Barton, G., 20 Sep 2018, In : BioRxiv. 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
  • 345 Downloads (Pure)

    Reformatter for EMBL's HLA aligner

    Cole, C. & Mudie, R., 29 May 2018

    Research output: Non-textual formSoftware

  • Open Access
  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
    173 Downloads (Pure)


    Gold Engage Watermark for Public Engagement

    Nic Daeid, Niamh (Recipient), Michael Marra (Recipient), Doran, Heather (Recipient), Roy Mudie (Recipient), Adegoke, Oluwasesan (Recipient), Klu, Joyce (Recipient), Comrie, Emma (Recipient), Cole, Christian (Recipient), Menard, Herve (Recipient), Hackman, Lucina (Recipient), Gray, Alexander (Recipient), Barros, Magda (Recipient), Dennison-Wilkins, Lorna (Recipient), Dzetkulicová, Veronika (Recipient), Galais, Virginie (Recipient), Houston, Andrew (Recipient), Inman, Keith (Recipient), Kuffel, Aga (Recipient), Laisney, Oceane (Recipient), Sobreira, Catarina (Recipient), Yu, Sean (Recipient), Zuppello, Micol (Recipient), Menzies, Simon-Lewis (Recipient), Daly, Laura (Recipient), Marj Davis (Recipient), Paul McFadyen (Recipient) & Loic De Carvalho (Recipient), 4 Dec 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Winner ISCB Art in Science Competition 2017

    Cole, Christian (Recipient) & Schurch, Nicholas (Recipient), 25 Jul 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    Can you hack a shoeprint?

    Christian Cole (Organiser), & Rolf Black (Organiser)

    7 Mar 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesPublic engagement and outreach - public lecture/debate/seminar

    Analysis of Dundee/Scotland Drug-Related Deaths data

    Christian Cole (Member)

    10 Jul 201920 Jul 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Putting the Science Back Into Forensic Science

    Christian Cole (Speaker)

    30 Apr 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    The Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science

    Christian Cole (Speaker)

    15 Feb 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Presentation to CodeClan Students

    Christian Cole (Speaker)

    13 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Press / Media

    Academics shine light on 'unique' factors in Dundee's drugs deaths

    Christian Cole, Niamh Nic Daeid, Michael Marra & Craig McKenzie


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Is Reproducible Science Well Understood in Forensic Science?

    Christian Cole


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Rare skin disease gene discovered

    Elizabeth Pohler, Alan Irvine, Toshifumi Nomura, John A. McGrath, W. H. Irwin McLean, Neil Wilson, Frances J. D. Smith, Aileen Sandilands, Christian Cole, Alan Evans, Sara J. Brown & David R. Goudie


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research