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Elaine Dunleavy rubbing shoulders at the Royal Society

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

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Santocancale lab welcomed to the new Bioscience Research Building

a nice welcome for Corrado and the lab when they moved to the new BRB last week (click above for pic).

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Lowndes lab awarded AICR funding

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.

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publication alert- Lahue lab

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

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A postdoc position is available in the Nasheuer lab

click here for more details: PostDoc researcher flyer Nasheuer 2014 NUIG 28-14

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2 postdoc positions available at the CCB

click here for more details: PD flier LOWNDESSULLIVAN 2014v2

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Publication alert- McStay lab double

Construction of synthetic nucleoli in human cells reveals how a major functional nuclear domain is formed and propagated through cell division  Alice Grob, Christine Colleran, and Brian McStay  Genes Dev. published online 21 January 2014 and will appear Feb 1st

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Conference- From fossils to the Genome

Heinz Peter Nasheuer and colleagues in Galway have organised an interesting conference commemorating the 150th anniversary of the naming of Homo neanderthalensis entitled:  ‘from Fossils to the Genome’. The conference will take place in Galway in May this year. For

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Publication alert

Recently-graduated PhD student Claire Concannon published another article from her thesis.  Well done, Claire! “Nucleotide excision repair and the 26S proteasome function together to promote trinucleotide repeat expansions” Claire Concannon and Robert S. Lahue  DNA Repair (2014) 13:42-49 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1568786413002875

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Latest CCB PhD

Well done to Ioanna Floutsakou who was successful in her PhD exam in December.

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