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Interesting viewing…

Elaine Dunleavy has contributed to an RTE Radio 1 programme ‘Bright Sparks’ which started 25th May- and runs over 8 weeks: http://www.rte.ie/radio1/bright-sparks/

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3 Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarships

Well done to Bob, Brian and Elaine who each picked up a Wellcome Trust Biomedical Vacation Scholarship for a student for the summer: http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/PhD-funding-and-undergraduate-opportunities/WTD004448.htm

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IFOM-NUI Galway Symposium on cancer and genome instability

Last month saw researchers from the CCB visit colleagues in IFOM Milan for a symposium about Cancer and genome instability. Some interviews available below: Noel Lowndes talks at that the IFOM-NUI Galway Symposium about cancer and genome instability. Corrado Santocanale

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Award for the Santocanale group at IACR meeting

Edel Mc Garry gave a 15 minute oral presentation at the Irish Association for Cancer Research meeting held in Limerick on 26th/27th February. The talk focused on the mechanisms and proteins controlling genome replication. She won the award for best

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Collaborative study on BRCA1 published

A collaboration between the Morrison lab and Laura Itzhaki’s group from the University of Cambridge was recently published.  Led by first author Dr. David Gaboriau, this paper uncovered functional changes caused by mutations in the key breast and ovarian cancer

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CCB researchers provide new insight into primary cilium formation

Just published in the Journal of Cell Biology is a paper from Dr. Suzanna Prosser and Ciaran Morrison on how cells regulate the formation of primary cilia, antenna-like sensory structures that extend from the cell surface to respond to various

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Poster prize at EMBO meeting for Morrison group

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

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Lahue chairs Gordon Conference

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

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CCB researchers involved in study of how ageing blood stem cells lose function

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

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publication alert- Lowndes

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

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