top of page


The Turco lab is a member of the Centre for Trophoblast Research (CTR). The Centre was founded in 2007 as a focus of excellence to promote the scientific study of the placenta and maternal-fetal interactions during pregnancy.

We collaborate with the following groups at the University of Cambridge: 

  • Professor Ashley Moffett, Department of Pathology

  • Professor Graham Burton, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

  • Professors Ruth Cameron and Serena Best, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy

  • Professor John Doorbar, Department of Pathology

  • Professor Stephen O'Rahilly, Metabolic Research Laboratories

  • Dr. Russell Hamilton, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience


Our external collaborators:

  • Dr. Sarah Teichmann, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

  • Dr. Roser Vento-Tormo, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

  • Professor Hilary Critchley, University of Edinburgh

  • Dr. Budhan Pukazhenthi, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute

bottom of page