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Dr. Adrian Bird P. CBE

Buchanan Professor of Genetics

The University of Edinburgh

Direct Phone: +44 **********       

University of Edinburgh , Scotland

The University of Edinburgh

Teviot Place

Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9AG

United Kingdom

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Background Information


Scientific Advisory Board Member
Stratified Medicine Scotland

Cancer Research UK

Kirkhouse Trust

Board Member
Genome Research

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)

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.

Programme Committee | BNA2015: Festival of Neuroscience

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Professor Sir Adrian Bird, University of Edinburgh

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Professor Sir Adrian Bird

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.

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