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Professor of Experimental Genetics, University of Birmingham

Bryan Turner is an internationally recognised expert in the fields of epigenetics and gene regulation. He has published over 140 research papers in scientific journals as well as reviews and book chapters. He has written a long-lived book on his specialist research area (Chromatin and Gene Regulation: Mechanisms in Epigenetics, Blackwell Scientific 2001). He has received major grants from Cancer Research UK, The Wellcome Trust, Leukaemia Research Fund and Medical Research Council.

BSc Biochemistry, University College London 1969
PhD Human biochemical genetics, University College London 1973
Mt Sinai School of Medicine, NYC Human Medical Genetics1973-78
NIMR Mill Hill UK 1978-81 Immunology Division
University of Birmingham, UK 1981 - present (now 0.2 FTE) ICollege of Medical and Dental Sciences

Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences FMedSci (2000)
Fellow of the Royal Society FRS (2015)


  • –present
    Professor of Experimental Genetics, University of Birmingham


  • 1973 
    University College London, PhD / Human Biochemical Genetics