BNA's Face of the Fortnight: Anthony Isles

4th Sep 2023

The BNA Face of the Fortnight is a new initiative, where we want to showcase the breadth, depth, and variety of neuroscience in the UK and abroad.

BNA Face of the Fortnight: Monday 4th September, 2023


Professor Anthony Isles is a molecular and behavioural neuroscientist at Cardiff University. Anthony and his team are particularly interested in investigating the role of imprinted genes in the brain and how they contribute to neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders. 


Anthony Isles

"I am also interested in the use and development of preclinical models for neurodevelopmental and neuropsychiatric disorders more generally, and am currently leading the MURIDAE cluster within the UKRI:MRC National Mouse Genetic Network"



Each Fortnight, we will also ask our featured individuals for Top Tips that they would give to you if you are looking to get into the neuroscience industry. 

Here's what Anthony has to say:

"Try to remain open minded and interested in research that doesn't necessarily appear relevant to your own - it usually is..."


If you are interested in being a BNA Face of the Fortnight, find the details here. If you have any questions then please contact BNA Digital Marketing Officer, Rachel Sellick (

Written by Rachel Sellick
BNA Digital Marketing Officer 
PhD Student at Cardiff University

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