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director , Geneticist

John Francis Harvey, British geneticist, director. Fellow: Royal College Pathology; member: British Society Human Genetics.


Harvey, John Francis was born on March 19, 1949 in Birkenhead, Wirral, England. Son of Reginald and Kathleen Harvey.


Bachelor of Science in Applied Biology with honors, Liverpool Polytechnic University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Bacterial Steroid Degredation, Liverpool Polytechnic U./CAMR, 1983.


Supervisor Glaxo Operations England, Liverpool, 1975—1979. Research scientist Center for Applied Microbiology and Porton Down, Salisbury, England, 1983—1984. Researcher department molecular genetic Wessex Regional Cytogenetics Laboratory, 1984—1989.

Director molecular genetics, co-director ngrl Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Salisbury District Hospital, since 1990. Co-inaugurator CMGS, 1998. National assessor for molecular genetics Royal College Pathology, London, since 1993.

Inspector molecular diagnostic laboratories Clinical Pathology Accreditation, 1999—2005. Co-director national genetics reformed laboratory Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory SDH, since 2002. International speaker in field.

Chairman Training Accreditation Board United Kingdom Clinical Scientists, 1988—1992. Inaugurator SCOBEC, 2003.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow: Royal College Pathology. Member: British Society Human Genetics.


  • Other Interests

    Travel, squash, singing.


Married Hilary June Gibbs, May 1, 1976. Children: Clare Alexandra, Faye Victoria Halls, Richard Anthony.

Reginald Harvey

Kathleen Harvey

Hilary June Gibbs

Faye Victoria Halls Harvey

Clare Alexandra Harvey

Richard Anthony Harvey