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Adrian Hall

Dr Adrian Hall BSc, PhD, FHEA

Principal Lecturer


Adrian attained a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from the University of Sheffield, followed by a PhD in Molecular Genetics from the Medical School. After a postdoctoral post in the University Medical Centre Leiden in The Netherlands he re-joined the University of Sheffield Medical School to undertake a joint project with the Amsterdam Medical Centre. Adrian joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2001 to teach molecular biology and genetics.


Adrian has had a number of roles within the Department of Biosciences and Chemistry and is currently the Professional Lead in Molecular and Cell Biology. He teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in the areas of molecular biology and genetics in both theoretical knowledge and practical application.


Adrian teaches molecular biology and genetics.


Transcriptional regulatory mechanisms


Journal articles

Winship, P.R., Haridas, S., Wragg, M.M., Prasad, S., & Hall, A. (2013). Functional Analysis of A -13 G/A Dimorphism at the Major Transcription Initiation Site of the Protein Z Gene. Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 3 (S1), 1259.

Laird, S.L., Widdowson, R., El-Sheikhi, M., Hall, A., & Li, T.C. (2011). Expression of CXCL12 and CXCR4 in human endometrium; effects of CXCL12 on MMP production by human endometrial cells. Human Reproduction, 26 (5), 1144-1152.

Taylor, D., Dalton, C., Hall, A., Woodroofe, M.N., & Gardiner, P. (2009). Recent developments in selenium research. British journal of biomedical science, 66 (2), 107-116.

Hall, A.J., Peake, I.R., & Winship, P.R. (2006). Regulation of the human protein S gene promoter by liver enriched transcription factors. British journal of haematology, 135 (4), 538-546.

Di Bitondo, R., Hall, A., Peake, I.R., Lacoviello, L., & Winship, P.R. (2002). Oestrogenic repression of human coagulation factor VII expression mediated through an oestrogen response element sequence motif in the promoter region. Human molecular genetics, 11 (7), 723-731.

Conference papers

Bunn, L.J., Reynolds, G.P., Hall, A., & Dalton, C.F. (2005). Expression of 5-HT1A receptor mRNA is influenced by a common promoter region polymorphism. Journal of Psychopharmacology, 19 (5).

Theses / Dissertations

Ben-Hasan, M.H.A. (2011). Characterisation of the potentially diverse transcriptional regulatory mechanisms of human coagulation PZ gene. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Hall, A., Winship, P., & Dalton, C.

Widdowson, R. (2011). The molecular basis of chemokine action in human endometrium. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Hall, A., & Laird, S.

Bunn, L.J. (2008). 5-HT1A receptor expression : Studies in postmortem tissue and characterisation of a model system. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Dalton, C., Hall, A., & Reynolds, G.

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