The Guettler Lab

Divisions of Structural Biology and Cancer Biology

The Institute of Cancer Research

Welcome Raj!

Keerthiraju Ravichandran joins us as a Postdoctoral Fellow after completing his PhD in the Max Planck Research Group at the Malopolska Centre of Biotechnology in Krakow, Poland. Welcome Raj!

Congratulations to Muhammed Kocak, who has successfully defended his PhD thesis!

Many congratulations to Iona Black for successfully defending her PhD thesis!

Last December, we said farewell to Michael Ranes, Postdoctoral Fellow in our team. Funded by Wellcome, Michael has now launched his own research lab at the University of Oxford, where he will study Wnt/beta-catenin signalling mechanisms. Congratulations Michael!

In our latest paper, we report structure-function studies that reveal how tankyrase is turned from a sluggish to an active protein by filamentous polymerisation. You can read the open-access paper here. The paper comes with a press release by ICR. Congratulations to the team!

We welcome Shafayat Azad to our team. Shaf joins us as a PhD Student and will investigate the mechanisms of telomere maintenance.

Michael Ranes speaks at the inaugural “Black in Cancer” conference – an international collaboration between Black in Cancer and Cancer Research UK, one of our major funders.

Last month, we celebrated Yexin’s PhD graduation. Many congratulations Yexin on your well-deserved PhD, and all the best for your next steps!

After almost three years in the lab, Nisha is moving on. We say thank you and goodbye – all the best for the future! Stay tuned for exciting publication news coming soon.

We say thank you and farewell to Euan Colaco Osorio, who joined us for almost two months as a Summer Student funded by the Lister Institute. All the best for your next adventure!