Fertility Network UK is sponsoring two prizes in memory of Dr Iwan Lewis-Jones, esteemed clinician, scientist and teacher in Andrology. These prizes will be awarded annually from 2018.
Iwan Lewis-Jones Young Scientist Prize
The prize will be awarded for the best oral scientific presentation in Andrology at the annual British Andrology Society conference. Recipients should be undertaking postgraduate or post -doctoral scientific training.
Sponsored by Fertility Network UK and judged by British Fertility Society and British Andrology Society.
Iwan Lewis-Jones Young Clinician Prize
The prize will be awarded for the best oral clinical presentation in ..Read More
September 4, 2017
A UK/EU PhD studentship opportunity will be available from October 2017 at the University of Warwick.
‘Origins of chromosomal abnormalities in human embryos’.
This project focuses on kinetochore structure and function in crucial cell divisions of the maturing oocyte and early embryo.
Applications must be submitted by 6th August 2017. Interviews will be on 15th August for an October 2017 start.
For further information and details of how to apply, please go to:
July 26, 2017
The British Andrology Society offers small grants to support the development or application of new techniques.
In May 2017 Dr Kevin Coward and Mrs Celine Jones were awarded a small research grant to design a versatile exosome-based ‘platform’, capable of delivering different molecular compounds, such as nucleic acids, peptides/proteins or fluorescent markers, into mammalian sperm in an efficient and controlled manner via simple in vitro co-incubation which would not compromise gamete function.
Dr Coward is a Principal Investigator at the Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Oxford. He is also the Director of the ..Read More
July 20, 2017
We are pleased to announce that the winner of Best Presentation at the BAS Annual Meeting 2017 is Claudia Rathje from Peter Ellis’s group at the University of Canterbury.
We were enlivened on an intolerably hot summer afternoon with Claudia’s talk, which was delivered with great enthusiasm and was a thought provoking presentation on her current research into Novel H2AX phosphorylation states in spermatogenesis. As a reward, Claudia will receive £100 from BAS and we look forward to hearing from her at future meetings.
July 19, 2017
We would like to remind you that you can still register for the BAS annual meeting, which will take place at the Linnean Society in London from 10.00am on Monday 19th June.
The meeting is FREE to BAS members and poster presenters.
For BFS/ACE/RCN/IBMS/BICA/ABA members it is a fee of £10. Students pay £10. Others pay £20. All refreshments and lunch will be provided.
If you wish to come please register by 5pm on Thursday 15th June by contacting Sarah Magson: email@example.com
The programme of events is as follows:
10.00 -10.30am – Arrival and Registration
10.30am ..Read More
June 14, 2017