Caroline Hill: Biography

Caroline Hill carried out her PhD studies in Jean Thomas' laboratory at the University of Cambridge, UK. After receiving her PhD in 1989 she carried out postdoctoral studies in the same lab before moving in 1991 to the Imperial Cancer Research Fund in London to work on the regulation of c-fos gene expression by growth factors with Richard Treisman.

In 1995 she was awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship to set up her own research lab at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, London, UK working on signalling by TGF-Ī² superfamily members in early vertebrate development and cancer. She moved to Cancer Research UK London Research Institute (now part of the Francis Crick Institute)  in 1998, to head the Developmental Signalling Laboratory. She was tenured in 2002.

She was elected to EMBO in 2002 and to the Academia Europaea in 2013.

CarolineĀ Hill

caroline.hill@crick.ac.uk
+44 (0)20 379 61251

  • Qualifications and history
  • 1989 PhD, Cambridge University, UK
  • 1991 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, UK
  • 1995 Established lab at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, UCL Branch, UK
  • 1998 Moved lab to the Imperial Cancer Research Fund, UK (in 2002 the Imperial Cancer Research Fund became Cancer Research UK)
  • 2015 Group Leader, the Francis Crick Institute, London, UK