Trainees at DOHaDWelcome to the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Society’s Trainee online community! DOHaD trainees are comprised of undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, and other early-career professionals pursuing research in fetal and developmental origins of health and disease. Trainees are a valuable part of the Society’s discovery platform and are integral in the development of new and innovative ideas.

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The Liggins Institute, Auckland, New Zealand

The Liggins Institute is looking for mid-career researchers (3-8 years post PhD) who are interested in maternal, infant and child health. If that sounds like you please get in touch!


**Join the DOHaD Trainee Facebook group** (posted 17/11/16)

The ‘Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Society Trainees’ Facebook group is a platform for contributing ideas, sharing new findings, and staying connected. We are open to all trainees and emerging scientists, and are up to 58 members! Please join the group here:


Postdoc trainees – become a J DOHaD reviewer today!!

To learn more about reviewing J DOHaD articles, please email your trainee representatives Amita ( and Sky ( We will provide you with additional details once you confirm your interest with us.


Get ready for DOHaD 2017 in Rotterdam

It’s never too late to get a jumpstart on next year’s DOHaD meeting! Amita and Sky are working with the organizers to create more trainee opportunities, networking events and workshops at the next world congress. If there is a particular theme that you feel is particularly valuable to your training, or that you would like to see represented, please let us know and we will work to incorporate it into the program.


Benefits of membership: In addition to the advantages of DOHaD Society membership, DOHaD trainees benefit from reduced membership fees and registration costs at the biennial World Congresses, as well as access to a suite of online resources through a password-protected section of the website. This includes updates of new grants, scholarships, and job offers within the DOHaD field; information about upcoming webinars on hot topics and current research initiatives across the field; details of upcoming workshops, meetings and conferences; online access to the Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (J DOHaD), and regular newsletters highlighting publications in the field and other DOHaD resources.

Most significantly, trainee members have the opportunity to join an international scientific network that promotes an interdisciplinary and integrative approach to research.

For Postdocs and Clinical Fellows

For PhD Students

For Postgraduate Students

For all trainees

DOHaD Congress


Upcoming workshops, meetings, and conferences

Journal of DOHaD

DOHaD News letter


Contact the Trainee Representatives on DOHaD Council

Amita Bansal, PhD (
Sky Feuer, PhD (

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