Professor Eric A. Miska

Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics and Senior Group Leader at the Gurdon Institute at the University of Cambridge  

Member of the Department of Genetics

Honorary Faculty, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

BA 1996, Trinity College Dublin

PhD 2000, University of Cambridge

EMBO Young Investigator Award (2009)

EMBO member (2012) 

Hooke Medal winner (2013) 

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Eric studied mathematics, physics and biology at Heidelberg, Berlin and Mainz and received a BA in Biochemistry from Trinity College, Dublin, in 1996. He received his PhD in pathology from the University of Cambridge, UK, in 2000, working with Tony Kouzarides. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of nobel laureate (2002) Bob Horvitz at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA from 2000 to 2004. He started his own research group at the Gurdon Institute in 2005.

Now Eric is the Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Genetics and a Senior Group Leader at the Gurdon Institute at the University of Cambridge. Eric has an appointment as associated faculty at the Cambridge Systems Biology Centre and the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute. Eric was an EMBO Young Investigator and is a full member of EMBO since 2012. Eric is the 2013 recipient of the Hooke Medal awarded by the British Society of Cell Biology.

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