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Ascona International Workshop

The following account is written by Beth Ormrod and Amy Pearce on their experiences in the 9th Ascona International Workshop on Cardiomyocyte Biology in Switzerland. 

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A day in the life (2nd year PhD student)

Hi everybody! I am Grace, a second year PhD student working in Professor Maddy Parsons lab. In my project, I am looking at how a super-duper rare mutation in this protein EGFR affects various processes in skin! And here is what I am up to on a typical Tuesday 🙂

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Meet a biophysicist – Prof. Mathias Gautel

We continue to celebrate the Biophysics Week! In 2016, the Biophysics Society started an annual Biophysics Week to celebrate and raise the awareness of the field (visit their website for more information: British Biophysical Society page).

Here at the Randall Centre, we have many biophysicists conducting an array of amazing research. To shed some light on the biophysics research done within our centre, we’ve asked group leaders to share what they do and what got them into this exciting field! Below, review what Professor Mathias Gautel has to say about biophysics!

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Clustermarket: the airbnb for lab equipment

How many times you went around your department looking for a specific piece of equipment to use for just that one experiment? How many times you asked around your colleagues if they knew someone that had expertise on the new experiment you were trying to set up?

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are penguins, sacrifice, and E-tattoos.

Article written by Grace Chan.

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are boosting your memory, Dr Neanderthal, and plastic in the food chain.

Article written by Jake Howden.

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top stories are mice womb-tanks, DNA data storage, and 3D manufacturing.

Article written by Federico Donà.

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Top Three of the Week

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week’s top three news stories are crazy cat syndrome, seven Earths, and mouse amnesia.

Article written by Tom Hayday.

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Top Three of the Week – Valentine Edition

The top three news stories of the week, as chosen by our resident students. This week is a Valentine special containing three stories regarding love: crabs, heartbreak pills, and bee alternatives.

Article written by Willow Hight-Warburton.

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