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Name Dr Jan Frayne
Job title Reader in Biochemistry
Department School of Biochemistry University of Bristol
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work+44 (0)117 331 8092
Qualifications BSc(Nott), PhD(Bristol)
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Keywords mammalian fertility
sperm function
stemcell biology
sperm maturation
male fertility
contraceptive strategies
erythroid differentiation
Areas of expertise Mammalian fertility: sperm function (& stem cell biology: erythropoiesis)

At present our research is focused on two distinct areas:

Study of sperm maturation and function with the aim of increasing our understanding of male fertility, as well as to develop novel contraceptive strategies.

Proteomic profiling of erythropoesis in vitro from human CD34 + stem cells to understanding the underlying mechanisms of erythroid differentiation and enable analysis of factors that influence proliferation and differentiation.