!!!Brian Heap
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2010 President, European Academies Science Advisory Council 
*1991 Director of Science, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, UK
*1989 Special Professor, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham
*1989 Director of Research, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Research (Cambridge and Edinburgh)
*1986 Head, Cambridge Research Station, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Research  (Cambridge and Edinburgh)
*1976 Head, Department of Physiology, Babraham, Cambridge
*1964 Scientific Staff, Institute of Animal Physiology, Babraham, Cambridge
*1960 PhD Animal Physiology, University of Nottingham 
__Fields of Scholarship__
*Pregnancy, growth, lactation, evolution of viviparity in mammals 
*Endocrine regulation of ovarian function
*Internal signals and recognition of pregnancy
*Hormone production and conservation in pregnancy
*Triggers spark the onset of parturition
*Steroid interactions with phospholipids 
*Steroids, liposomes and membrane permeability
*Steroid inhibition of lymphocyte migration
*Immunology of pregnancy
*Anti-progesterone monoclonal antibodies
*Anti-idiotypic antibodies block pregnancy  
*Pregnancy diagnosis in dairy animals
*Induced delivery in pigs improving animal welfare
*Gene transfer
*Intra-uterine delivery of a liposome-DNA preparation 
*Biotechnology and food security
*Global population growth  
*Sustainable consumption and production (food, energy, transport) 
*Mitigation of environmental impacts 
*Climate change in developed and less developed countries
__Honours and Awards__
*1980 ScD (University of Cambridge)
*1989 FRS (Fellow of The Royal Society)
*1994 Hon DSc (University of Nottingham)
*1994 CBE
*1994 UK Representative, European Science Foundation, Strasbourg
*1996 President, Institute of Biology
*1996 Master, St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge
*1996 Vice-President and Foreign Secretary, The Royal Society
*1997 UK Representative on NATO Science Committee, Brussels
*1999 Member, Academia Europaea
*2001 KBE
*2001 D Univ (York)
*2004 Chair of Trustees, Academia Europeae 
*2006 Hon Fellow, Zoological Society of London
*2007 Hon DSc, St Andrews University, Scotland
*2008 Vice-President, European Academies Science Advisory Board
*2009 Fellow, World Academy of Art and Science
*2011 Honorary Professor, University of Nottingham
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