Prof. Emma Whitelaw Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia

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Emma Whitelaw is a Senior Principal Research Fellow at Queensland Institute of Medical Research. After completing her undergraduate degree at the ANU, she obtained her PhD at Oxford. She has worked for the past twenty years on eukaryotic transcription using the mouse as a model organism. Emma's most notable research... read moreachievements are in the area of epigenetics and have largely come out of her work in Australia. In particular, her work on the transgenerational inheritance of epigenetic marks has stimulated interest in this area. After spending fourteen years at the University of Sydney, she is moving to a research institute to extend her work to address human health.