Welcome William and Oviya!
Our lab is growing. We welcome Oviya Inian and William (Billy) Fisher into the lab. Oviya is a Postdoctoral Fellow who joins our telomere team. Billy joins us for a two-month summer project funded by a Lister Institute Summer Studentship.
Today we said farewell to Pete. We tried keeping him by narrowly succeeding in the escape room challenge while getting him locked in. With just over two minutes to spare in the end, we did not manage. All the best to Pete in his new adventures!
Wellcome Trust Investigator Award to the Lab
Great news just before Christmas: we are delighted to have been awarded a 5-year Wellcome Trust Investigator Award to study molecular mechanisms of telomere maintenance. Watch this space for new postdoc positions in Structural Biology and Telomere Biology!
PhD student Yexin Xie receives Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Travel Grant
PhD student Yexin has been awarded a Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds Travel Grant to attend the 8th Brazil School for Single-Particle Cryo-EM. Many congratulations to Yexin, and many thanks to the Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds!
Welcome Iona and Sam!
Today we welcome two new PhD students to our team: Iona Black and Sam Hibbs. Two highly collaborative projects with the Collins and Lord teams at ICR are waiting for them.
Today we say farewell to Anthony from the EPFL in Lausanne. Anthony has joined our lab as a Lister Institute Summer Student for two months. All the best to you for your next adventure, Anthony!
Research image at #SciArtSutton exhibition
A research image from our lab features in the #SciArtSutton exhibition, which runs at Sutton Central Library throughout July. The exhibition hosts a range of fascinating science images from the ICR.
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Our new chromatography equipment is here.
Many thanks to ICR donors for enabling an upgrade to our chromatography equipment! ICR have tweeted our thank-you message.
Many congratulations to Katie for defending her PhD!
Today, Katie successfully defended her PhD thesis. Congratulations Dr Katie Pollock! Katie’s PhD work was a collaboration between our lab and that of Professor Ian Collins at ICR.