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Programme for 2021 - 2022

This page will be updated as speakers and chairs for each seminar are confirmed.

The Zoom meeting details can be found on this page (Cam only; Raven login needed): If you don't have a Raven login, please email Christina Rozeik to receive the Zoom meeting link for this year's seminars.

The seminars in 2021 - 2022 are convened by Dr Grace Jean Campbell (MRC Toxicology Unit), Dafni Lima (Law), Aideen O'Shaughnessy (Sociology) and Gabrielle Oxley (MRC Toxicology Unit).


Michaelmas Term 2021

21 October 2021

Introduction to this year's Early Researchers Seminar Series
Dafni Lima (Law)

Single cell transcriptomic analysis elucidates the course of murine trophoblast stem cell differentiation
Dr Dafina Angelova (Obstetrics & Gynaecology)


18 November 2021

Proof-of-concept support for the development and implementation of a digital assessment for perinatal mental health: mixed methods study
Dr Nayra Martin-Key (Cambridge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Research)

m-Health solutions for perinatal mental health: a scoping review and appraisal following the MIND framework
Benedetta Spadaro (Cambridge Centre for Neuropsychiatric Research)


9 December 2021

Can ethical and religious considerations legitimately influence a publicly-funded healthcare system? The case of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) in Germany
Irene Domenici (Max Planck Law/Faculty of Law)

Investigation of metformin use in pregnancy in a murine model of maternal obesity and glucose intolerance
Antonia Hufnagel (Institute of Metabolic Science)


Lent Term 2022

20 January 2022: speakers TBC


17 February 2022: speakers TBC


17 March 2022: speakers TBC


Easter Term 2022

21 April 2022: speakers TBC


19 May 2022: speakers TBC


16 June 2022: speakers TBC