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Another Wellcome Trust award for CCB

Congratulations to Uri Frank on his recently awarded Wellcome Trust Investigator award. Uri is now the fourth CCB PI to receive funding from the Wellcome Trust (Brian McStay, Ciaran Morrison and Elaine Dunleavy the others).

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Paul Modrich visiting CCB on May 11th 2018. Shown with Noel Lowndes and Bob Lahue

Nobel laureate Paul Modrich pictured in front of the Biomedical Sciences building with Bob and Noel.

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Invitation: NUI Galway Research Seminar by Nobel Laureate Paul Modrich

1-2pm Friday, 11 May, 2018 Institute for Lifecourse and Society (ILAS)  lecture theatre Speaker: Professor Paul Modrich, co-awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Also James B. Duke professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Duke University’s School of Medicine, and Investigator,

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Publication alert- Lowndes group

Congratulations to the Lowndes group for their recent publication in Oncotarget: Recruitment of lysine demethylase 2A to DNA double strand breaks and its interaction with 53BP1 ensures genome stability- Murilo T.D. Bueno*, Marta Baldascini,*, Stéphane Richard and Noel F. Lowndes.

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Publication alert

A collaboration between a number of Galway-based Labs including the Lowndes group has led to a publication in Immunol Cell Biol: Phenotypic and functional heterogeneity of human intermediate monocytes based on HLA-DR expression. Connaughton EP, Naicker S, Hanley SA, Slevin SM, Eykelenboom JK, Lowndes NF, O’Brien

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Publication alert – Nasheuer Lab

Congratulations to the Nasheuer lab whose manuscript entitled “Optimizing Fluorescent Protein Expression for Quantitative Fluorescence Microscopy and Spectroscopy Using HSV Thymidine Kinase Promoter Sequences” was accepted today (April 5th) for publication in FEBS Open Bio.

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Publication alert- Morrison lab

Congratulations to Yetunde Adesanya Ogungbenro and other members of the Morrison lab on the publication of their paper, ‘Centrobin controls primary ciliogenesis in vertebrates’, in the Journal of Cell Biology.  http://jcb.rupress.org/content/early/2018/02/12/jcb.201706095

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CCB student wins national speaking award

Congratulations to CCB PhD student Eoin Murphy who was co-winner of the HEA’s “Making an Impact” student research competition.  Eoin was one of five national finalists.  His winning talk, “Catching a runaway train: the battle against Huntington’s disease,” was presented

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Seed Award in Science

Good news for the Morrison lab who recently received a Seed Award in Science under the SFI-HRB-Wellcome Trust Biomedical Research Partnership to explore links between primary cilia and cellular senescence.

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Keynote talk on cilia

Ciaran Morrison was recently one of the keynote speakers at the 10th French GDR meeting on ‘Cilia, Flagella and Centrosomes’, from the 10-12 October 2017, at the Ho?tel Se?minaire Le Saint-Paul in Nice.  He presented a talk on ‘Linking primary

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