Anthony Isles Cardiff University, UK

Anthony Isles is the Professor of Molecular and Behavioural Neuroscience in the Division of Psychological Medicine and Clinical Neuroscience and a senior scientist in the MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics at Cardiff University. He studied Zoology and Genetics at the University of Sheffield and received a PhD in Zoology from the University of Cambridge under the supervision of Prof Barry Keverne. Following postdoctoral work at the Babraham Institute (UK), he was awarded the Beebe Trust Research Fellowship at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Anthony joined Cardiff University in 2006. He is interested in the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms that influence brain function and mental illness. Within this context his research is focused on the role imprinted genes play in brain and behaviour, a field in which he is internationally recognised