Research Clinics

As part of the Centre for Reproductive Health’s commitment to research, a series of research clinics is on offer to the local scientific and clinical community.

Senior academics, postdoctoral scholars and current students present their work to the Little France community on Friday’s, between 2-3pm in the Wellcome Auditorium of the Queens Medical Research Institute.

The Summer 2015 series of Research Clinic presentations will be conducted by Senior academics, Postdoctoral Researchers and PhD students.  

10 April 2015
Erin Greaves (MRC Career Development Research Fellow)
“Neuroinflammation in endometriosis; macrophages behaving badly?”

17 April 2015
Tom Chambers (PhD)
“Intergenerational programming: seq-ing mechanisms”

Karen Kilcoyne (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“Fetal androgen action programmes adult Leydig cell function in the rat”

24 April 2015
Rebecca Heller (PhD)
“No Missed Opportunity: expanding sexual and reproductive healthcare beyond current models of service delivery”

Cornelia Roesl (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“Sterilisation via disruption of androgen signalling- a novel gene therapy approach”

1 May 2015
Junxi Wu (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“The role of androgen/Androgen receptor in vascular physiology and pathology”

Richard Smith (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“Characterisation of poly(A)-binding protein 5”

8 May 2015
Taj Blee (PhD)
“Regulation of PABP1-protein interactions through differential post-translational modification”

Lenka Hrabalkova (PhD)
“The importance of PABP4 in pregnancy”

15 May 2015
Alemselam Mekonnin (PhD)
“Monitoring and Improving Reproductive Performance in Dairy Cattle in Ethiopia”

Roseanne Rosario (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“Novel DAZLing targets in the human fetal ovary’”

22 May 2015
Sara Rinaldi (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“Infection, inflammation and preterm birth”

Sofia Makieva (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“Androgen receptor expression in the reproductive tract during pregnancy”

29 May 2015
Richard Anderson (Elsie Inglis Professor of Clinical Reproductive Science)
“Prediction and practice in fertility preservation”

5 June 2015
Diane Rebourcet (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“The expanded roles of testicular Sertoli cells, the story continues…”

Agnieszka Swierczak (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“Monocyte- and neutrophil-derived biomarkers of ovarian cancer”

12 June 2015
Saloni Patel (PhD)
“Tamoxifen-inducible Cre Systems: A Cautionary Tale”

Ioannis Simitsidellis (PhD)
“Understanding the Role of Androgens in Mouse and Human Endometrial Function”

26 June 2015
Gael Sugano (Postdoctoral Researcher)
“Macrophages and mouse mammary gland development”

Sevasti Giakoumelou (PhD)
“Pelvic Chlamydia trachomatis infection predisposes to adverse pregnancy outcome”


Talks are open to all.