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Mark Pope

Senior Research Technician, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences


  • workRoom E/E 1704 Queen's Medical Centre
    Queen's Medical Centre
    NG7 2UH
  • work0115 82 31216
  • fax0115 82 30626


I joined the university as a Senior Research Technician in the Genetics department in 2004 working on a BHF funded project looking for unique variations in the sequence of candidate genes within a Cohort of patients with atrial septal defects.

I subsequently moved to join Academic Child Health in Jan 2008. I am involved in early life research with particular emphasis on brown adipose tissue development. I also provide provide laboratory training and support for clinicians and Ph.D. students in the department.

Expertise Summary

PCR, qPCR, primer design, Western blotting, histology, Immunohistochemistry, dHPLC, primary stem cell culture

Research Summary

The development of adipose in early life.

Recent Publications

Past Research

Detection of novel single nucleotide polymorphisms and other genetic anomalies in DNA samples from congenital heart defect patients.

Future Research

Mechanisms of physiological adaptation in early life.

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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