Short CV/Education and training

  • 2001 – 2003
    Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), Undergraduate Degree in Biomedical Science, Human Genetics and Molecular Pathology

  • 2004
    Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), Honours Degree in Biomedical Science, Cell Models of Genetic Disease

  • 2005 – 2006
    New Zealand Crown Research Institute (ESR), Research Assistant, Genetic variation in NZ populations

  • 2006 – 2010
    University of Cambridge, Doctor of Philosophy, Epigenetics of Genomic Imprinting

  • 2011 – 2015
    MRC Clinical Sciences Centre / Imperial College London, Career Development Fellow, Stem cells, Epigenetics, Transcription variability

  • Since 2015
    Imperial College London, Research Fellow, Transcriptional Regulation in Development & Disease

Selected publications

  • Amouroux R, McEwen KR, Hajkova P, Current technological advances in mapping new DNA modifications, Drug Discovery Today: Disease Models, Vol: 12, Pages: 15-26, ISSN: 1740-6757

  • Strogantsev R, Krueger F, Yamazawa K, Shi H, Gould P, Goldman-Roberts M, McEwen K, Sun B, Pedersen R, Ferguson-Smith AC, 2015, Allele-specific binding of ZFP57 in the epigenetic regulation of imprinted and non-imprinted monoallelic expression., Genome Biol, Vol: 16

  • Aziz A, Baxter EJ, Edwards C, Cheong CY, Ito M, Bench A, Kelley R, Silber Y, Beer PA, Chng K, Renfree MB, McEwen K, Gray D, Nangalia J, Mufti GJ, Hellstrom-Lindberg E, Kiladjian JJ, McMullin MF, Campbell PJ, Ferguson-Smith AC, Green AR, 2013, Cooperativity of imprinted genes inactivated by acquired chromosome 20q deletions., J Clin Invest, Vol: 123, Pages: 2169-2182

  • McEwen KR*, Leitch HG*, Turp A, Encheva V, Carroll T, Grabole N, Mansfield W, Nashun B, Knezovich JG, Smith A, Surani MA, Hajkova P, 2013, Naive pluripotency is associated with global DNA hypomethylation,Nature Structural & Molecular Biology, Vol: 20, Pages: 311-316, ISSN: 1545-9993

  • McEwen KR, Leitch HG, Amouroux R, Hajkova P, 2013, The impact of culture on epigenetic properties of pluripotent stem cells and pre-implantation embryos, Biochemical Society Transactions, Vol: 41, Pages: 711-719, ISSN: 0300-5127

  • Radford EJ, Isganaitis E, Jimenez-Chillaron J, Schroeder J, Molla M, Andrews S, Didier N, Charalambous M, McEwen K, Marazzi G, Sassoon D, Patti ME, Ferguson-Smith AC, 2012, An unbiased assessment of the role of imprinted genes in an intergenerational model of developmental programming., PLoS Genet, Vol: 8

  • Ferron SR, Charalambous M, Radford E, McEwen K, Wildner H, Hind E, Manuel Morante-Redolat J, Laborda J, Guillemot F, Bauer SR, Farinas I, Ferguson-Smith AC, 2011, Postnatal loss of Dlk1 imprinting in stem cells and niche astrocytes regulates neurogenesis, Nature, Vol: 475, Pages: 381-U136

  • McEwen KR, Ferguson-Smith AC, 2010, Distinguishing epigenetic marks of developmental and imprinting regulation., Epigenetics & Chromatin, Vol: 3, ISSN: 1756-8935

  • McEwen KR, Ferguson-Smith AC, 2009, Genomic Imprinting – A Model for Roles of Histone Modifications in Epigenetic Control, Epigenomics, Editors: Ferguson-Smith, Greally, Martienssen, Netherlands, Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Pages: 235-258



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