Helen O’Neill

Lecturer in Reproductive and Molecular Genetics


About Helen

Dr Helen O’Neill is a molecular geneticist and Director for the MSc in Reproductive Science and Women’s Health Programme at the Institute for Women’s Health, University College London (UCL). Her research focusses on preimplantation embryo development and the use of CRISPR genome editing to assess understanding and treatment of disorders of infertility. She is using Machine Learning to assess CRISPR-mediated mosaicism in early embryos. Dr O’Neill has an honours degree in Genetics, a Masters in Prenatal Genetics and Fetal Medicine from UCL and did her PhD and postdoctoral research in the Department of Stem cell biology and developmental genetics at the National Institute for Medical Research.