MRC Centre for Reproductive Health Symposia
World Congress of Reproductive Biology 2014
Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd September, 2014 read more »
Scientific Afternoon to honour
Professor Steve Hillier's Retirement
Monday 27th October 2014. read more »
Senior Research Fellow in Reproductive Health Vacancy Details
Vacancy Ref: 030279 Closing Date: 01 Sept 2014
Contact Person: Karen Witherspoon
Contact Number: 0131 242 2694
Contact email: email@example.com
The MRC/UoE Centre for Reproductive Health has up to three positions for junior faculty with independent positions that can lead to long-term employment.
We are looking to recruit basis scientists whose research is at the highest level of excellence and relevant to the mission of the Centre.
The candidate will who use modern molecular biological, biochemical, cell biological, epigenetic and imaging (particularly optical) approaches including the use of animal models, cell lines and cell-free technologies.
Areas of interest to the Centre are in both male and female reproduction and include germ cell development and function, gonadal and placental biology, pregnancy, pre-term birth, endometrial function, reproductive immunology, environmental impacts on reproduction and their trans-generational effects and pathologies that affect the reproductive system. Candidates are expected to have published at the highest level and to have demonstrated independence in their research area.
Attractive start-up packages are offered with the expectation of the establishment of a funded internationally competitive research program.
Please send your cover letter, curriculum vitae and three referees to Karen Witherspoon by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
1 September 2014 World Congress of Reproductive Biology Satellite Meeting ‘Germ Cells: their niche, development and fertility’
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
2 September 2014 World Congress of Reproductive Biology Satellite Meeting ‘Hormones make it happen!! Sex steroid hormone impacts on women’s health and the maternal-fetal interface’
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
12 September 2014 ‘Visualizing Cancer: Microscopy and Beyond’
Beatson Institute For Cancer Research, Glasgow
20 November 2014 2nd Annual Symposium - ‘A cell for all seasons’
The Roslin Institute, Edinburgh all upcoming events »
NEXT SEMINAR Autumn/Winter series
Monday 8 September 2014 The Versatile Macrophage:
Receptors and Functions
Prof. Siamon Gordon,
University of Oxford
Host: Prof. Jeff Pollard all seminars »
CRH in the media
Bronze Athena SWAN award
The CRH, as part of the QMRI, has received a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition for its commitment to women’s career development. read more »
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Advising the Government
Professor Sharpe was one of 11 UK scientists who participated in a roundtable discussion on 'Endocrine Disruptors' with the Government Chief Scientific Advisor (Sir Mark Walport) in Downing Street on May 28th. The meeting was aimed at formulating the UK position on impending changes in legislation and regulation of environmental endocrine disruptors in Europe.
Yeo, E-J, Cassetta, L, Qian, B-Z, Lewkowich, I, Li, J-F, Stefater, JA, III, Smith, AN, Wiechmann, LS, Wang, Y, Pollard, JW*, and Lang, R.A*. (2014) Myeloid WNT7b mediates the angiogenic switch and metastasis in breast cancer. Cancer Research 2014 Jun 1;74(11):2962-73. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472. * Co-corresponding authors. click here to view »
Horne AW, Skubisz MM, Tong S, Duncan WC, Neil P, Wallace EM, Johns TG. Combination gefitinib and methotrexate treatment for non-tubal ectopic pregnancies: a case series. Hum Reprod. 2014 May 7. [Epub ahead of print] click here to view »
Greaves E, Cousins FL, Murray A, Esnal-Zufiurre A , Fassbender A, Horne AW, Saunders PTK. (2014) A Novel Mouse Model of Endometriosis Mimics Human Phenotype and Reveals Insights into the Inflammatory Contribution of Shed Endometrium. Am J Path. 184:1930-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2014.03.011.
The paper was highlighted in an Am J Path press release and on their facebook page. click here to view »
Boardman JP, Walley A, Ball G, Takousis P, Krishnan ML, Hughes-Carre L, Aljabar P, Serag A, King C, Merchant N, Srinivasan L, Froguel P, Hajnal J, Rueckert D, Counsell S, Edwards AD. Common Genetic Variants and Risk of Brain Injury After Preterm Birth. Pediatrics. 2014 May 12; click here to view »
McCloskey C, Rada C, Bailey E, McCavera S, van den Berg HA, Atia J, Rand DA, Shmygol A, Chan YW, Quenby S, Brosens JJ, Vatish M, Zhang J, Denton JS, Taggart MJ, Kettleborough C, Tickle D, Jerman J, Wright P, Dale T, Kanumilli S, Trezise DJ, Thornton S, Brown P, Catalano R, Lin N, England SK, Blanks AM. (2014) The inwardly rectifying K+ channel KIR7.1 controls uterine excitability throughout pregnancy. EMBO Mol Med. 2014 Jul 23. pii: e201403944. doi: 10.15252/emmm.201403944. [Epub ahead of print]. click here to view »