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Learn about our summer Placenta Course

The Centre for Trophoblast Research, University of Cambridge

will again run its acclaimed course in contemporary placental research

30th June-5th July 2019

 

 

THE APPLICATION FORM WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM JANUARY 2019

 

The application form will need to be sent  to the administrator by email

(the address will be on the form)

 

 

Introduced in 2012, the course is aimed primarily at graduate students and

post-doctoral research associates. 

Topics include:

 

 

  • Human and mouse placental development
  • Epigenetics
  • Comparative placentation
  • Trophoblast stem cells
  • Immune cells and placentation
  • Placental transport
  • Microarray and sequencing techniques
  • Oxygen metabolism
  • Cell isolation and culture
  • Explants
  • Plus, clinical study design, journal club, fellowship/grant writing workshop

 

 A small number of bursaries are available. See terms and conditions below.

To be eligible for a partially-funded bursary for the Placental Biology Course 2019, an applicant must

• be a resident of a low-and-middle-income country (as defined by the Wellcome Trust https://wellcome.ac.uk/funding/low-and-middle-income-countries) and

• be studying in a low-and-middle-income country and

• have been offered a place on the Placental Biology course

 

Bursary application form