Institute of Genetic Medicine

Staff Profile

Michael Hails

Web Development Officer

Background

Michael joined in March 2009 being responsible for maintaining, developing and contributing to the TREAT-NMD website.

Subsequently he has developed a number of different websites for various projects including the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre site along with associated printed literature and logo development.

Previous to this Michael achieved his MA by combining and contrasting traditional facial animation techniques with scientific data on facial expression.

He then went on the work on the Design4Science project at the University of Sunderland which promoted significant scientific discoveries within molecular biology featuring work and exhibits from several eniment scientists. On this project Michael was responsible for not only the promotional website but much of the design and content of the exhibition which was displayed in venues including Copenhagen's Medical Museum and the Nobel Museum in Stockholm.