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Dr. Adrian Bird P.

Director

The Wellcome Trust Limited

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Email: a***@***.uk

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology

The Wellcome Trust Limited

Gibbs Building 215 Euston Road

London, London NW1 2BE

United Kingdom

Company Description

The Wellcome Trust is the second-highest-spending global charitable foundation, dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. It supports bright minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities, including public enga... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Buchanan Chair of Genetics

The University of Edinburgh

Member, Mammalian Genome Unit

Medical Research Council

Affiliations

Scientific Advisory Board Member
Stratified Medicine Scotland

Foreign Associate Member
US National Academy of Sciences

Medical Advisory Board Member
Rett UK

Board Member
Governance

Trustee
Kirkhouse Trust

Trustee
Cancer Research UK

Member of the Editorial Board
King's College London

Fellow
Royal Societies of London and Edinburgh

Scientific Advisory Board Member
University of Oxford

Trustee
WordPress

Board Member
Genome Research

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
International Rett Syndrome Association

Permanent Member
The Epigenome NoE

Buchanan Professor of Genetics
Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
Rett Syndrome Research Trust

Member of the Science Planning Committee
The Francis Crick Institute

Founder
Institute for Molecular Pathology

Education



University of Edinburgh



University of Sussex


Biochemistry
University of Sussex UK


Education
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry


biochemistry
University of Sussex


biochemistry
University of Sussex , United Kingdom


field of biology
French Academy of Sciences

Honorary Degree

Honorary Doctor of Science

University of Sussex

PhD

PhD

Edinburgh University

PhD

University of Edinburgh

PhD

University of Edinburgh , Scotland

Web References (200 Total References)


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Professor Sir Adrian Bird

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Adrian Bird
Buchanan Chair of Genetics, University of Edinburgh
Adrian Bird has held the Buchanan Chair of Genetics at the University of Edinburgh since 1990 and is a member of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology. He graduated in Biochemistry from the University of Sussex in 1968 and obtained his PhD at Edinburgh University. Following postdoctoral experience at the Universities of Yale and Zurich, he joined the Medical Research Council's Mammalian Genome Unit in Edinburgh. In 1987 he moved to Vienna to become a Senior Scientist at the newly-founded Institute for Molecular Pathology. He was a governor of the Wellcome Trust from 2000-2010 and is currently a trustee of Cancer Research UK.


Stratified Medicine Scotland ::

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Professor Sir Adrian Bird

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Adrian Bird
Buchanan Chair of Genetics, University of Edinburgh
Adrian Bird has held the Buchanan Chair of Genetics at the University of Edinburgh since 1990 and is a member of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology. He graduated in Biochemistry from the University of Sussex in 1968 and obtained his PhD at Edinburgh University. Following postdoctoral experience at the Universities of Yale and Zurich, he joined the Medical Research Council's Mammalian Genome Unit in Edinburgh. In 1987 he moved to Vienna to become a Senior Scientist at the newly-founded Institute for Molecular Pathology. He was a governor of the Wellcome Trust from 2000-2010 and is currently a trustee of Cancer Research UK.


Research Group Leaders | Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology

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Adrian Bird


Stratified Medicine Scotland ::

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Professor Sir Adrian Bird

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Adrian Bird
Buchanan Chair of Genetics, University of Edinburgh
Adrian Bird has held the Buchanan Chair of Genetics at the University of Edinburgh since 1990 and is a member of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology. He graduated in Biochemistry from the University of Sussex in 1968 and obtained his PhD at Edinburgh University. Following postdoctoral experience at the Universities of Yale and Zurich, he joined the Medical Research Council's Mammalian Genome Unit in Edinburgh. In 1987 he moved to Vienna to become a Senior Scientist at the newly-founded Institute for Molecular Pathology. He was a governor of the Wellcome Trust from 2000-2010 and is currently a trustee of Cancer Research UK.


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.

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