SIDB PhD studentship available - Neural Mechanisms of Kinship Behaviour

Applications are invited for one 3.5 year full-time fully funded PhD studentship in the lab of Dr Ann Clemens within the Simons Initiative for the Developing Brain at the University of Edinburgh. The research goals

Ann Clemens

Professor Sir Adrian Bird jointly awarded The Brain Prize 2020

SIDB would like to congratulate Professor Sir Adrian Bird on being jointly awarded The Brain Prize 2020 with Professor Huda Zohgbi (Baylor College of Medicine in Texas) - 29th April 2020.

Adrian Bird

Researcher in Spotlight – Chris Sibley

In our website feature “Researcher in Spotlight” this month we ask our researcher Chris Sibley to tell us a bit more about himself.

C. Sibley

Wellcome Trust Fellowship success

Congratulations to Dr Emily Osterweil for being awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) to study ribosome function in neuronal plasticity and autism.

E. Osterweil

Congratulations to Dr Nathalie Rochefort who has been awarded a ERC Consolidator Grant!

The European Research Council awarded Consolidator Grants to 301 top scientists and scholars across Europe. Funding for these researchers, part of the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, is worth in total €600 million, and is very competitive.

Nathalie Rochefort
P. Kind

Statin may be used to treat Fragile X Syndrome


First SYNGAP1 UK Family Meet Up

Professor Peter Kind (third from left) and Professor Adrian Bird (far right) join members of the SIDB Internal and External Advisory Board (from left to right: Martin Raff, Ann Schaeffer, Yukiko Goda, Matt Nolan and Jen Darnell).

SIDB Annual Research Retreat – September 2018

SIDB Meeting

SIDB Launch Meeting – August 2017