CCB News Listing

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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Publication alert – Frank Lab

Congratulations to the Frank lab on their recent publications: Gahan JM, Schnitzler CE, DuBuc TQ, Doonan LB, Kanska J, Gornik SG, Barreira S, Thompson K, Schiffer P, Baxevanis AD, Frank U (2017). Functional studies on the role of Notch signaling

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SFI award for Prof Santocanale

Professor Corrado Santocanale from the School of Natural Sciences at NUI Galway has been been awarded funding under the Science Foundation Ireland Investigators Programme to uncover ‘The fundamental roles of the CDC7 kinase and of its regulatory subunits through genome

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Lahue lab scores two publications

Bob Lahue’s lab produced two recent publications.  The first, led by CCB student Norma Keogh, appeared in Nucleic Acids Research; “MutS-beta abundance and Msh3 ATP hydrolysis activity are important drivers of CTG•CAG repeat expansions”. More here. The second publication was

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