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Distinguished Seminar Series

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Anne Ferguson-Smith, Ph.D
Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics & Head of Department
University of Cambridge

2.4.19 Anne Ferguson-Smith Flyer

Anne Ferguson-Smith is the Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics and Head of the Department of Genetics at the University of Cambridge. She is a mammalian developmental geneticist and epigeneticist. Having worked on
genomic imprinting for the past 30 years, her team studies the epigenetic control of genome function with particular emphasis on epigenetic inheritance. Her group is made up of both experimental and computational scientists and current research focuses on three themes: (i) Stem cells and the epigenetic programme, (ii) Functional genomics and epigenomics, and (iii) mechanisms mediating interactions between the environment and the genome in development & disease. She was elected to EMBO in 2006, to the UK Academy of Medical Sciences in 2012 and became a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2017.


February 4
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


CRB Austrian Auditorium
415 Curie Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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