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Inaugural Symposium of UCL Reproduction & Development Domain

University College London

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM (BST)

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The Reproduction and Development domain encompasses a broad area covering fertilisation,  implantation, embryogenesis, fetal and neonatal development and maternal-fetal interactions at basic science and clinical translational levels. Research areas range from child health population studies to the developmental biology of birth defects and include disease states of major organs and tissues affecting the child’s early life and adolescence as well as gynaecological cancers. We are extremely well placed at UCL to utilise the latest technologies such as next generation sequencing to explore the genome, epigenome and transcriptome along with proteomics and metabolomics methodologies. The first aim of this domain would be to bring together researchers from across the SLMS from basic scientists to clinical researchers to establish collaborative partnerships that span all disciplines that fit this domain. As a group we will not only profile our research successes but also mentor each other to submit better programme grants to both national and international calls.



Inaugural Symposium of UCL Reproduction & Development Domain

Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Institute of Child Health

Time Speaker Title
13:00-13:15 Professor Mary Collins Introduction
13:15-13:50 Professor John Carroll Making a fertile egg
13:50-14:25 Professor Claudio Stern From cells to embryo: gastrulation, regeneration and twins
14:25-15:00 Professor Andy Copp  Birth defects: the clinical challenge and research approach
15:00-15:30 Tea Break  
15:30-16:05 Professor Stephan Beck EWAS - the new kid on the block for epigenome-wide association studies
16:05-14:40 Professor Anthony Costello Current global health research  in reproduction and development at UCL
16:40-17:15 Professor Peter Brocklehurst Why research into reproduction and development is important for the health of the population?
17:15-17:30 Professor Graham Hart  Closing Remarks
 17:30 Reception  Balcony - ICH

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Kennedy Lecture Theatre
Institute of Child Health
30 Guilford Street
WC1N 1EH London
United Kingdom

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM (BST)

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