Heather Biggs is the Research Project Manager for the MitoCamb research group. After studying Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge she spent time in a number of research laboratories, including the Sanger Institute, department of Pathology (University of Cambridge), and the Babraham Institute. She moved to the Department of Oncology (University of Cambridge) in 2010, where she established a laboratory and led its expansion as a central plasma processing facility for breast and ovarian cancer biomarker studies and clinical trials. Heather joined the Personalised Breast Cancer Programme (PBCP) in 2016 and was responsible for the design, set up, and running of the study, in addition to patient recruitment, and the implementation of the Oncogenetics Review Board – one of the first ‘tumour boards’ in the UK. As part of her role, she liaised with a range of stakeholders to develop a genomic medicine ‘pipeline’ for the future of personalised patient care. With 10 years of expertise in translational research at both the ‘bench and the bedside’ and significant experience in the field of genomic medicine, Heather joined the Department of Clinical Neurosciences in 2019, and is responsible for overseeing the group’s clinical research, from grants, finance, and HR, to the ethical and R&D set up of new research projects.