Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith

PVC for Research and International Partnerships at University of Cambridge

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Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and International Partnerships, University of Cambridge
Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge

Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith is Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and International Partnerships, and the Arthur Balfour Professor of Genetics in the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge and Head of the Department of Genetics. She is a Fellow of both the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society.

Professor Ferguson-Smith's lab focuses on epigenetic control of developmental processes and genome function in mammals, specifically (1) investigating the developmental role of imprinted genes and the epigenetic mechanism(s) controlling their parental-origin specific expression and (2) the epigenetic control of genome function during development in a wider context.