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Centre for Trophoblast Research

 

CTR Core Staff

Busma Butt
Chief Laboratory Research Technician, Centre for Trophoblast Research
Licensing Manager, Centre for Trophoblast Research
Executive Manager, Centre for Trophoblast Research
Tamsin Smyth
Events and Communications Administrator
Trainee Technician, Centre for Trophoblast Research

Principal Investigators

Director, Centre for Trophoblast Research
Mary Marshall and Arthur Walton Professor of Reproductive Physiology
Chair, Strategic Research Initiative in Reproduction
Academic Clinical Lecturer, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
 Irving   Aye
Group Leader & MRC Career Development Fellow
2018 Next Generation Fellow
Principal Investigator, Laboratory for Primate Embryogenesis, Centre for Trophoblast Research
Sir Henry Dale Fellow
Professor Steve  Charnock-Jones
Professor of Reproductive biology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Professor William  Colledge
Professor of Reproductive Biology
Joint Head of Department
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Dr Francesco  Colucci
Professor of Immunology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dr Miguel  Constancia
Associate Professor in Reproductive Biology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Professor Anne  Ferguson-Smith
Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics
Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator
Group Leader: Ferguson-Smith Group
Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research, University of Cambridge
University Lecturer
Professor Abigail L Fowden
Emeritus Professor of Perinatal Physiology
Dr Kristian  Franze
University Lecturer
MRC Fellow
Professor of Developmental Cardiovascular Physiology and Medicine, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Director of Studies in Medicine, Gonville & Caius College
 Courtney  Hanna
Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
2018 Next Generation Fellow
Professor Martin  Johnson
Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Sciences
 Gavin  Kelsey
Group leader, Epigenetics, Babraham Institute
Professor of Immunology and Medicine
Sir Henry Dale Fellow, Department of Pathology
Professor Emeritus, Department of Pathology
Professor of Metabolic Physiology
Institute of Metabolic Sciences
Associate Professor, Department of Pathology
Tenure Track Group Leader
Associate Professor in Developmental Genetics
Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (PDN) and Dept of Genetics
Group leader, Epigenetics, Babraham Institute
Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine Research Fellow
Principal Investigator, PDN
Dr Andrew M Sharkey
Director of Studies in Pre-clinical Medicine
Associate Lecturer in Department of Pathology
Herchel Smith Chair in Physics, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge
Head of the Theory of Condensed Matter (TCM) physics group
Fellow of St. John's College, University of Cambridge
Professor Gordon  Smith
Head of Department
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Director of Germline and Epigenomics Research
Member of the Physiology, Development and Neuroscience Department
 Roser  Vento
Group Leader, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Lecturer in Reproductive Biology
Lister Research Prize Fellow
Professor Magdalena  Zernicka-Goetz
Professor of Mammalian Development and Stem Cell Biology
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Next Generation Fellows (NGFs)

Next Generation Fellow (2022)
Affiliated to the Physiology Society and the Quadram Institute Bioscience.
 Claire   Senner
Next Generation Fellow (2019)

Graduate Students

Graduate Student, CTR PhD Studentship 2020
Graduate Student, Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Supervisor: Kathy Niakan
Graduate Student, Newnham College - CTR PhD Studentship 2023
Supervisors: Geula Hanin, Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri
Graduate Student, CTR PhD Studentship 2022
Supervisors: Catherine Aiken and Sue Ozanne
Graduate Student, Pathology
Graduate Student, CTR
Graduate Student, CTR-Sir Robert Edwards Churchill College PhD studentship 2023
Supervisors: Kathy Niakan, Thorsten Boroviak

Research Associates / Assistants

 Anna  Arutyunyan
Wellcome Sanger Institute
 Christian  Belton
Post-doctoral Research Scientist, The Babraham Institute
Research Associate, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Research Associate, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, IMS -Metabolic Research Laboratories
Senior Research Associate, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
+44 (0)1223 336877
Senior Research Associate in Bioinformatics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department, University of Cambridge
Research Assistant, Pathology
 Regina  Hoo
Postdoctoral Fellow, Wellcome Sanger Institute
Senior staff scientist, Vento-Tormo Lab
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow
Postdoctoral fellow, Vento-Tormo laboratory
Research Associate
Clinical Medic, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Research Associate, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Graduate Student, CTR PhD Studentship
Senior Research Associate in Applied Medical Statistics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology
+44 (0)1223 763100
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Niakan group
Doctoral Scientist, Autism Research Centre, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge
Senior Scientist, CTR
+44 (0)1223 333862
Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Physiology, Development & Neuroscience

Alumni

Laura Woods
Bioinformatics Manager, Centre for Trophoblast Research
Former Next Generation Fellow and Co-founder/director of CamBioScience Limited
 Elisa  Balmas
Former CTR Graduate Student
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Former CTR Graduate student
 Olympe  Chazara
Former Next Generation Fellow
+44 (0)1223 333 728
Former Postdoctoral Research Associate, PDN
Former CTR Graduate Student
Laboratory Manager, CTR
 Iva  Filipovic
Former CTR Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Former CTR Graduate Student
Post Doc, Babraham Institute
Technician, Pathology
+44 (0)1223 333729
Postdoctoral research associate
Dr Russell  Hamilton
Former Senior Research Associate and head of CTR Bioinformatics Facility
+44(0)1223 333848
Former Graduate Student, CTR
Former CTR Graduate Student
 Jens  Kieckbusch
Former CTR Graduate Student and Next Generation Fellow
Former CTR Next Generation Fellow
Former CTR Next Generation Fellow
Research Associate, Babraham Institute
Former Graduate Student
 Romina  Plitman
Former CTR Graduate Student
Senior Postdoc Scientist
Senior Scientist Altos Labs Cambridge Institute
Former Graduate Student, CTR
Graduate Student, CTR
Research Associate
+44 (0)1223 333816
Research assistant
+44 (0)1223 747490

Honorary Members

 Doug  Antczak
Dorothy Havemeyer McConville Professor of Equine Medicine
Reader at Queen Mary University of London
Former NGF
 Nick  Burton
Next Generation Fellow (2017)
Assistant Professor Van Andel Institute (VAI)
 Graham J Burton
Mary Marshall and Arthur Walton Professor of the Physiology of Reproduction (retired)
Director of Centre for Trophoblast Research (Retired)
Royal Society Fellow
President, Canadian Academy of Health Sciences
Adjunct Professor, University of Calgary
Professor Sir  Brian  Heap
Chief Scientific Advisor, Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust (CMEDT), Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre (MCSC)
01223 248509
Professor Charlie  Loke
Fellow of King's College, University of Cambridge
Professor Lorna  Moore
Division of Reproductive Sciences, University of Colorado
Dr Jennifer  Nichols
Principal Investigator, Stem Cell Institute, Gleeson Building
 Vicente  Perez-Garcia
2018 Next Generation Fellow
(+44) 1223 496565
Department of Development and Regeneration, University of Leuven
Professor Theresa Powell
CTR SAB Member 2016-2023
Co-Director T32 Training Program in Perinatal Medicine and Biology
Department of Pediatrics, Section for Neonatology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Sciences
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
 Chris  Redman
Co Investigator MRC Programme Grant
Clinical Director, Oxford Centre for Fetal Monitoring Technologies
Honorary Research Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall
Co-Investigator, Global Pregnancy Collaboration, (Pittsburgh, USA)
 Wolf  Reik
Acting Director, Babraham Institute
University Laureate Professor, Ian Potter Chair of Zoology
Professor Hubert Schorle
CTR SAB Member 2016-2023
Head of the Department of Developmental Pathology
University Clinics Bonn, Germany
University of Colorado
Professor John  Trowsdale
Emeritus Professor of Immunology
 Simon  Tunster
2016 Next Generation Fellow
 Margherita  Yayoi Turco
Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow
Honorary Senior Research Associate