Steven Wingett

Steven joined the Bioinformatics group in 2011.  He has an undergraduate degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology and a DPhil for investigating plant reproductive biology.  After completing his postgraduate degree, he worked in the information industry for several years before joining the Babraham Institute.

Steven has developed numerous bioinformatics tools for analysing next-generation sequencing data, including the software HiCUP ( for processing Hi-C results.  He also organises the Cambridge Bioinformatics Hackathon ( and the Bioinformatics & Biscuits seminars.