Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Reader in Stem Cell Biology



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1009Institute of Reproductive and Developmental BiologyHammersmith Campus





  • BBSRC New Investigator Award in Genes & Developmental Biology entitled " Epigenetic regulation of pluripotency and lineage commitment in the early mouse embryo"., BBSRC, 2009
  • MRC Collaborative Career Development Award in Stem Cell Research entitled " Chromatin-based analysis of the generation of neural progenitors from embryonic stem cells"., Parkinson's Disease Society, 2004

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy (HEA), 2011
  • Associated Member (2nd Call 2010), EuroSyStem Project coordinated by Professor Austin Smith European Federation for Systematic Stem Cell Biology funded by EU Framework 7, 2010 - 2012
  • Member, British Society for Developmental Biology (BSDB), 2006

Editorial Boards

  • • Scientific Reports – Nature, Member of the Editorial Board
  • Cells - Structure, Function and Systems Biology, Member of the Editorial Board, 2009