Current PhD projects.
Listed below are the current PhD projects available:
analysis of next-generation sequencing methylation data Supervisor: Dr Russell Hamilton. Co-supervised by Prof. Richard Samworth
Novel regulators of
trophoblast stem cell potential
Supervisor: Dr Myriam Hemberger
Embryonic and extraembryonic partnership: requisite for successful pregnancy
Supervisor: Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
An Evolutionary Approach to Understanding Transcriptional Control in the Human Placenta
Supervisor: Professor Steve Charnock-Jones.
Co-supervised by Dr Paul Flicek, European Bioinformatics Institute (EBI, Hinxton)
Single cell sequencing of the placenta
Supervisor: Professor Steve Charnock-Jones
Understanding the nature and role of placental endocrine function in materno-fetal resource allocation during pregnancy
Supervisor: Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri
Genetic and molecular mechanisms of placental angiogenesis
Supervisor: Dr Miguel Constância
Placental endoplasmic reticulum stress in maternal endothelial dysfunction; a model for pre-eclampsia.
Supervisor: Professor Graham J Burton and Dr HW Yung
Deciphering the role of the imprinted gene Rtl1/Peg11 in the placenta
Supervisor: Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith & Dr Mitsuteru Ito
Placento-fetal hypoxia and preeclampsia
Supervisor: Professor Dino Giussani
Microfluidic devices for the study of human trophoblast invasion
Supervisors: Dr Michelle Oyen and Professor Graham Burton
Manipulating epigenetic reprogramming in vivo and its role in extraembryonic tissue function
Supervisor: Professor Wolf Reik
How is offspring immunity set during development?
Supervisors: Dr Jens Kieckbusch / Dr Francesco Colucci