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Postgraduate Study

Each year, the Centre aims to fund up to two three-year PhD studentships for projects falling within its remit.

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Each year, the Centre aims to fund up to two Next Generation Fellowships, usually for three years.

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Job Opportunities

Cambridge College Fellowships and other relevant jobs in Cambridge and beyond.

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August 2015

CTR Members and Babraham Institute Researchers Paulina Latos and Myriam Hemberger have begun to unpick the network of molecular interactions essential for trophoblast stem (TS) cells to maintain their self-renewal potential. Fgf and Esrrb integrate epigenetic and transcriptional networks that regulate self-renewal of trophoblast stem cells shows that Esrrb is critical for TS cells to maintain their undifferentiated stem cell identity and once Esrrb gene expression is lost, TS cells differentiate into distinct cell types. Read more >

June 2015

Dr Erica Watson was recently awarded a prestigious Lister Research Prize.  This award will allow Dr Watson's group to continue to research the transgenerational effects of abnormal folate metabolism on fetal and placental development, work that began during her tenure as a Next Generation Fellow at the CTR. Read more >

May 2015

CTR Principal Investigator Francesco Colucci met with great success when he and his team attended NK2015, the 15th Meeting of the Society for Natural Immunity in early May. Out of 250 PhD and Postdoc participants and 400 overall, they won 3 of the 9 poster awards (Selma Boulenouar, Jens Kieckbusch and Martin Ivarsson) and 4 of the 40 travel awards Read more >

March 2015

CTR member Niu Youguo’s poster, entitled ‘Effects of Prenatal Hypoxia on Programmed Cardiac and Mitochondrial Function over Ageing’, has been selected for a Best New Investigator Poster Award at the 62nd Annual Scientific Meeting of Society for Reproductive Investigation at San Francisco, March 25-28, 2015. Read more >

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