Dr Catherine Meplan
Teaching fellow

  • Email: catherine.meplan@ncl.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0) 191 208 7664
  • Fax: +44 (0) 191 208 8900
  • Address: School of Biomedical Sciences
    Faculty of Medical Sciences
    Newcastle University
    Framlington Place
    Newcastle upon Tyne
    NE2 4HH

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Teaching Fellow in Genetics, in the School of Biomedical Sciences
  • School Academic Disability Advisor
  • School Academic Advisor for Summer Vacation Research Placement
  • Pastoral tutor
  • Phase I advisor
  • Module leader


  • PhD: Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France- Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, IARC, WHO, Lyon, France. (Dr. P. Hainaut): Study of the metalloregulation of the p53 tumor suppressor protein: consequences in metal-related carcinogenesis.1999
  • Master degree in Molecular Biology: Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France- Laboratoire INSERM U309, Institut A. Bonniot, Grenoble, France. (Dr. J. J. Lawrence) Chromatin structure of the promoter of the gene encoding histone H10.1995
  • BSc Hons Cell and Molecular biology, Biochemistry and Genetics, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France, 1994

Modules Taught

  • CMB1005: Practical Skills in Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences
  • CMB1006: Practical Skills in Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences 2
  • BGM1004: Genetics
  • PED3011: Toxicology
  • BMS3020: Chronic Disease
  • CMB3001: Experimental Design and the Process of Research


Module Leader

  • BMS3020: Chronic Disease