Beatson Institute appoints Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow

Dr Julia Cordero has been announced as one of five new Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship appointments made by the Royal Society.  Dr Cordero will take up her new post at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research at the start of October.J Cordero

The Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship scheme supports outstanding scientists and engineers at an early stage of their career. It is designed to help successful candidates progress to permanent academic positions across the UK. It is aimed specifically at researchers who require a flexible working pattern and is particularly popular with female scientists.

Dr Julia Cordero will be examining the regulation of stem cell function during tissue homeostasis and transformation.


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First published: 2 October 2013

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