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Dr Wendy Francis

Dr Wendy Francis

Lecturer in Genetics, Biochemistry and Applied Medical Sciences., Biomedical Sciences

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
PG Study - 134
First Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Wendy is a lecturer at Swansea University on the teaching enhanced strand. Wendy is fellow of the Higher Education Academy and contributes to learning and teaching on Applied Medical Sciences, Medical Pharmacology, (Medical) Genetics & (Medical) Biochemistry BSc degree programmes and taught postgraduate Master’s courses. Wendy is Engagement and Partnership lead and Senior Academic Mentor for the above mentioned programmes. She obtained her BSc in Biomedical Sciences and a PhD in stem cell biology at Cardiff University. Her research interests continue to focus on stem cell applications in regenerative medicine with a view to promoting tissue repair, in addition to exploring pedagogical advances to support learners through their journey within Higher Education.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Pedagogy
  • Cellular & molecular biology
  • Genetics & genomics
  • Regenerative Medicine

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

PMGM11 Introduction to Human Genetics and Genomics, Genomic Medicine MSc. Module Coordinator 

 PM-358 Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, BSc in Genetics and/or Biochemistry: Module Coordinator