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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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A special supplement of the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology dedicated to the placenta has just been published. Click here to read it!

October 2015

We are delighted to announce that Iva Filipovic, one of the CTR's Graduate Students, has just completed her MSc in Immunology at Imperial College London and received the Richard Batchelor prize, awarded to the student with the best performance in the MSc. Immunology course. Well done Iva! Read more >

September 2015

CTR Member Dino Giussani's students had two wins at the 42nd International Meeting of The Fetal and Neonatal Physiological Society. Katie Skeffington won best abstract by an in-training person, while Zhongchao Wang won best oral presentation by an in-training person Read more >

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 >

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