Laura Smyth

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

Dr Smyth is open to wide-ranging PhD applications from candidates with a basic science background.
Her primary fields of interest include:
- Molecular epidemiology of kidney disease
- Multi-omic risk factors for diseases with a focus in aging populations


Research activity per year

Personal profile

Research Interests

Genetics, Epigenetics, Genomics, Transcriptomics, DNA Methylation, Bioinformatics, Kidney Disease, Renal Disease, Complex Diseases, Chronic Diseases, Healthy Ageing,


  • BMS2111 - Clinical Genetics, module co-ordinator (2024-Present)
  • BMS1105 - Professional Skills for Scientists, mentor (2023-Present)
  • BMS2102 - Professional Skills for Scientists, mentor (2023-Present)
  • SCM8102 - Public Health Genetics Lecture (2021)
  • SCM8095 - Genomics and Human Disease, designed and delivered several classes (2017-Present)
  • BMS3112 - The Research Project, supervisor (2015-Present)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals


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