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Centre for Trophoblast Research







The Centre for Trophoblast Research will again run its popular course in placental biology.

Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, the course will run online from Monday 5th to Friday 9th July 2021.

This online course is aimed at students, post-docs, established researchers, medical & veterinary healthcare professionals and industry colleagues interested in cutting-edge placental biology and research.

Most content will be pre-recorded lectures and practical sessions given by investigators at the forefront of the placental biology field. There will be daily live Q&A sessions with the speakers, and opportunities to give talks and network.


Lectures and practical topics include:


Human & mouse placental development
Organoids, explant and trophoblast cultures
Materno-fetal interactions
Placental transport
Clinical study design
Placental metabolism
Stem cell embryo models
Genome editing
Grant/fellowship writing
History of human embryos
Date-driven technologies


Placental Biology Course Thumbnail   Download the course flyer here