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Dr. Adrian Bird P.

Buchanan Professor of Genetics

The University of Edinburgh

Direct Phone: +44 **********       

The University of Edinburgh

Teviot Place

Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG

United Kingdom

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Established in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is one of the UK's most important and historic Higher Education institutions. World renowned for its research and teaching, it is a member of the prestigious Russell Group, an association of the UK's 20 maj... more

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Background Information


Scientific Advisory Board Member
Stratified Medicine Scotland

Cancer Research UK

Member of the Editorial Board
King's College London

Kirkhouse Trust

Board Member
Genome Research

Member, Mammalian Genome Unit
Medical Research Council

Member of the Science Planning Committee
The Francis Crick Institute


University of Edinburgh

University of Sussex

University of Sussex UK

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

University of Sussex

University of Sussex , United Kingdom

field of biology
French Academy of Sciences

Honorary Degree

Honorary Doctor of Science

University of Sussex



Edinburgh University


University of Edinburgh


University of Edinburgh , Scotland

Web References (199 Total References)

Professor Sir Adrian Bird, ...

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Professor Sir Adrian Bird, CBE FRS FRSE

Appointed in 2010, Professor Bird is chairman of the Research Strategy Committee. He retired as Deputy Chairman of the Wellcome Trust on 31 October 2010, having been appointed a Governor in October 2000, and Deputy Chairman in April 2007.
He has held the Buchanan Chair of Genetics at the University of Edinburgh since 1990, and is Director of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology at the University. His research interests are the structure and function of the mammalian genome and in particular the role of DNA methylation.
Professor Bird was a member of the Science Planning Committee for The Francis Crick Institute, a collaboration between Cancer Research UK, the Medical Research Council, the Wellcome Trust, University College London, Imperial College London and King's College London. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal 'Molecular Cell'.
Awards include the 1999 Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine and the 2008 Charles LĂ©opold Mayer Prize of the French Academy of Sciences. He is a Trustee of the Kirkhouse Trust and of the Rett Syndrome Research Trust.
Professor Bird was awarded a knighthood in the 2014 New Year's Honours list.

Zoghbi to receive The Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine for 2016

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The award was presented jointly to Zoghbi and Dr. Adrian P. Bird, Buchanan Professor of Genetics at the University of Edinburgh, for their groundbreaking discovery of the genes and the encoded proteins associated with Rett syndrome.

Zoghbi will receive the award, along with Bird, at a ceremony later this year in Hong Kong.
The $1.2 million prize will be shared by Bird and Zoghbi.

In the early 1990s, Adrian ...

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In the early 1990s, Adrian Bird of the University of Edinburgh discovered the MeCP2 protein and proposed that it functions as a repressor of downstream genes.

This research was funded primarily by RSRT through the MECP2 Consortium, an unconventional collaboration between our lab and the labs of Adrian Bird and Gail Mandel.

Prof Andrew Macdonald | Manchester Immunology Group

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Adrian Bird, University of Edinburgh

Integrative Health Care

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Adrian Bird (University of Edinburgh, UK) and other scientists recognize the importance of this tiny collection of atoms in silencing DNA.

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