The FLS Anne McLaren Lecture and Reception 2019
May 13, 2019 03:30 PM
End: May 13, 2019 07:00 PM
Speaker: Professor Ashley Moffett - Professor of Reproductive Immunology, Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge (research profile)
Title: "On the Frontier: No Hard Border between the Mother and her Fetus"
Venue: G29 JZ Young LT, Anatomy Building (map)
Talk summary: Professor Moffett will discuss her ground-breaking studies on the genetics, immunology and cell biology of the maternal-fetal interface.
Speaker's biography: Ashley Moffett qualified in medicine from the University of Cambridge and worked as a physician before training as a reproductive pathologist in The Rosie Maternity Hospital in Cambridge. For the last 30 years she has worked on the interactions between maternal uterine cells and placental trophoblast cells that determine placentation and reproductive outcome in humans. She is Emeritus Professor of Reproductive Immunology in the Department of Pathology in Cambridge and holds a Wellcome Trust Joint Investigator Award.
The lecture will be followed by a wine reception – everyone is welcome to come along and meet Professor Moffett.
This event is free but requires registration. Book your place.