CfMR members awarded two grants

The CfMR is happy to announce that two of its steering members have been awarded two grants: Firstly, the BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council) is funding Michael Duchen, Gyorgy Szabadkai and Angus Bain for the development of novel approaches in the study of redox metabolism. Secondly, the Michael J. Fox foundation will be funding…

CBD seminar series – 15th June 2017

The Cell and Developmental Biology Department from UCL will be holding a seminar on the 15th ofJune 2017 as a part of their seminar series. The seminar, which will run from 1-2pm at the Anatomy Gavin de Beer LT will feature two talks from Robert Bentham and Agnieszka Piatkowska. Robert Bentham, form the Szabadkai lab will…

Gyorgy Szabadkai’s team receives Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Award to study mitochondrial subtypes of breast cancer

Gyorgy Szabadkai (UCL Department of Cell and Developmental Biology) together with Robert Stein (UCLH, UCL Cancer Institute) and Mariia Yuneva (Francis Crick Institute) and Kevin Bryson (UCL Computer Sciences) as CoI, has received a Wellcome Trust Pathfinder Award to develop a mitochondrial gene expression based biomarker to inform on chemosensitivity of luminal breast tumours. The grant will…

MitOX 2016 – bookings now open

The Nuffield Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology invites you to MitOX – an annual meeting in Oxford on Tuesday 6th December, 2016. A range of mitochondrial associated research areas will be discussed including; genetics, physiology, neurosciences and cancer. Speakers: Thomas McWilliams (Dundee ) – Illuminating mitochondrial turnover and architecture in vivo Edmund Kunji (Cambridge) –…

Origin of Life – Oceans of the Solar System

Dr Nick Lane (UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment) and Professor Andrew Coates (UCL Mullard Space Science Laboratory) feature on the BBC’s Horizon to discuss how the hunt for oceans in space is marking the dawn of a new era in the search for alien life… Watch on BBC Two’s Horizon.