Epigenetic reprogramming and cloning

Lead Research Organisation: Babraham Institute
Department Name: Epigenetics


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Description House of Lords Report on Genomic Medicine
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Contribution to a national consultation/review
Description BBSRC LINK Grant
Amount £468,118 (GBP)
Organisation Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Description Role of Np95 in epigenetic reprogramming 
Organisation RIKEN
Country Japan 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution We are analysing the effects of Np95 deletion in zygotes and early embryos
Collaborator Contribution Contribution of unpublished conditional knockout in the key epigenetic regulator Np95
Impact The first results have been obtained and look quite interesting
Start Year 2008
Description Public Lecture Cambridge Science Festival 2007 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Gave a 1 hour lecture entitled 'Who do you think you are' on Epigenetics and Human development/disease to a general educated audience

Had a few follow up requests for additional information from some of the members of the audience
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2007