Dr. Suzanna Prosser’s poster on the role of centrins in ciliogenesis won a prize at the recent EMBO Conference on ‘Centrosomes and Spindle Pole Bodies’ held in Lisbon from September 30- October 3. PhD students Anne Marie Flanagan, Owen Daly…
Bob Lahue served as chair of the 2014 Gordon Research Conference on Mutagenesis. The conference was held June 15-20 in Girona, Spain. http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2014&program=mutagen
Scientists from the Centre for Chromosome Biology have been involved in a significant new international study that explains how blood production declines with age. Published in this week’s Nature magazine (http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13619.html), the research may provide ways of mitigating the effects of ageing on the…
co-author with Jean-Marie Buerstedde on the E-life publication ‘Induction of homologous recombination between sequence repeats by the activation induced cytidine deaminase (AID) protein’ see: Life 2014;3:e03110
congratulations to Andrew who was recently notified that his paper: Flaus, A. and Owen-Hughes, T. (2011), Mechanisms for ATP-dependent chromatin remodelling: the means to the end. FEBS Journal, 278: 3579–3595 is one of the top 12 most-cited FEBS Journal papers…
Elaine was invited to attend a prestigious event at the Royal Society in London to celebrate the scientific links between Ireland and the United Kingdom. click here for more
a nice welcome for Corrado and the lab when they moved to the new BRB last week (click above for pic).
Good news for Noel Lowndes et al. Noel was recently awarded a grant from the Association for International Cancer Research for the project: “A conditional approach to probing ATR function during DNA synthesis”. The award is worth €244,170 in funding.
RTEL1 Inhibits Trinucleotide Repeat Expansions and Fragility Aisling Frizzell, Jennifer H.G. Nguyen, Mark I.R. Petalcorin, Katherine D. Turner, Simon J. Boulton, Catherine H. Freudenreich, Robert S. Lahue Cell Reports, Vol. 6, Issue 5, p827–835 Published online: February 20, 2014
click here for more details: PostDoc researcher flyer Nasheuer 2014 NUIG 28-14