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Dr. Adrian Bird P. CBE

Buchanan Professor of Genetics

The University of Edinburgh

HQ Phone: +44 9131 650 6909

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

Employment History

Medical Advisory Board Member
Rett UK

Affiliations

Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board
Rett Syndrome Research Foundation

Trustee
Rett Syndrome Research Trust

Fellow
Medical Research Council

Trustee
Cancer Research UK

Trustee
Kirkhouse Trust

Board Member
Genome Research

Member of the Science Planning Committee
The Francis Crick Institute

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 (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.

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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

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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.

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