The time has finally come. The first PhD student in our lab and our long-term colleague, Francesco Mechini, are finally leaving our lab to pursue his research career in the pharmaceutical industry. He is taking up a senior research position at one of the giants, AstraZeneca. It is sad to miss him in our lab but it is […]
Today our new paper with Torcato as the first author has been published back to back with a paper from the Mlodzik lab in Developmental Cell. In this paper, we report a novel function of the APC/C in the regulation of the Wingless/Wnt signalling pathway in the Drosophila eye. We found that the APC/C targets […]
Today our first PhD student Francesco successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations, Dr Meghini!
Our ERASMUS student, Giulia Botti, has finished her internship and has gone back to Bologna, Italy. Giulia will soon submit her master thesis based on her results.
Our postdoc, Torcato Martins, and his wife, Filipa, has had a baby, Miguel Torcato. Congratulations!
Our PhD student, Francesco Meghini, has successfully submitted his PhD thesis. The thesis includes the results that we published in our recent paper with him as one of the first authors. Francesco will be back to the lab, while getting ready for his viva. Well done and good luck, Fra!
Our research paper has been published in Nature Communications. We would like to congratulate all the authors, especially, the leading authors: Francesco, Torcato and Xavier.
We celebrated the publication of our new research paper and the submission of Yuu’s preliminary application for CRUK Senior Cancer Research Fellowship at d’Arry’s restaurant. We were supposed to take a photo with nice dishes. However, as they looked so nice that we could not wait… this was taken after the meal.
As part of our lab’s outreach activity, Yuu Kimata gave a lecture to students from Sendai Daiichi High School in Japan. He talked about our research and his experience of studying and working in the UK.
Together with his Japanese colleagues, Yuu Kimata took part in the UCL-Japan Young Challenge Programme by organising lectures and a workshop in Cambridge. The keynote speaker, Prof. Tom Blundell from the Department of Biochemistry, talked about his career and his passion for music, travel and science. Other contributors include Dr Masahi Narita from the Cancer […]