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Dr Debby Lipschutz

University Teacher in Statistics

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Education/Academic qualification

2009Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), The Roslin Institute
Estimating the host genetic contribution to the epidemiology of infectious diseases
2005Bachelor of Science


Debby joined the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security in July 2018 after working as a data scientist at Scottish Water. Prior to this, she completed a PhD in Quantitative Genetics at the University of Edinburgh developing a tool to estimate the genetic component of epidemiological parameters and carried out research at the University of Cambridge in Statistical Epidemiology.


Debby enjoys multi-disciplinary projects and her overarching interest is the application of mathematical, statistical and computational methodologies to answer biological questions relating to epidemiology and genetics in particular.

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