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Season 2, Episode 8 - The Endocrinology of Reproduction

Updated: Nov 1, 2022

All the important links, repro news and guest bios from this month's episode



Dr Kelly Walton

Following the award of her PhD in 2008 (Swinburne University), Dr Walton was recruited to the Hudson Institute of Medical Research (formerly Prince Henry’s Institute of Medical Research) alongside renowned endocrinologists, A/Prof’s David Robertson and Craig Harrison. In 2016, she relocated to the Department of Physiology at Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, and was appointed as leader of the Reproduction and Metabolism Group in 2019. In 2022, Dr Walton was recruited to the University of Queensland as Senior Research Fellow where she now leads the Reproductive Growth Factors Laboratory in the School of Biomedical Sciences.

Early Career Researcher Spotlight

Dr Emilie Brûlé

Dr Brûlé completed a Bachelor of Medical Science, with an honours in biochemistry at Western University. She then went on to gain her PhD from McGill University, working with Prof Dan Bernard. After the award of her PhD in 2022, Dr Brûlé moved into industry, completing an internship with HyperMabs before securing a role as a translational scientist with 35Pharma.


Repro News

Upcoming conferences and abstract deadlines

Best of ESHRE and ASRM 2023

2th - 4th March 2023, Orlando, Florida

Registration open

Society for Endocrinology

14th - 16th November 2022, Harrogate, UK

Upcoming training

Women's Reproductive Services Unit online workshop

Upcoming awards and grants

Society for Endocrinology - Early Career Grant

Applications due 9th November 2022

Paper of the month


Can't get enough? Check out these links for more:

Dive into Kelly's latest work on inhibin activation, or Emilie's impressive article on the inhibin B co-receptor in Science Advances.


Episode sponsored by Zoetis



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