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Publication alert – Lahue group

Congratulations to Greg Williams and Bob Lahue for their recently published protocol: Assessing Triplet Repeat Expansions in Human SVG-A Cell Culture. In: Richard GF. (eds) Trinucleotide Repeats. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2056. Humana, New York, NY https://link.springer.com/protocol/10.1007/978-1-4939-9784-8_10#citeas

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Publication alert – Flaus

Congratulations to Andrew Flaus who co-authored a Perspective in the journal Cell on a paper by Greenberg et al. It describes how a developmental program affecting human face shape is shown to hinge on the ability to distinguish a single

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Publication alert – Pessina – Flaus

Congratulations to Fabio Pessina, a former PhD student in the Lowndes group, now in d’Adda di Fagagna’s group in IFOM, Milan for his recent paper in Nature Cell Biology, ‘Functional transcription promoters at DNA double-strand breaks mediate RNA-driven phase separation

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Publication alert – Morrison group

Congratulations to Ebtissal Khouj and other members of the Morrison lab for their recent paper in the Journal of Cell Science, ‘Differential requirements for the EF-hand domains of human centrin 2 in primary ciliogenesis and nucleotide excision repair’.  Ebtissal, who

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Publication alert – Dunleavy group

A study carried out by Dr Elaine Dunleavy’s group has uncovered an unexpected new link between genes that normally function in energy production, and male fertility. Results from the research were published in Nature Communications. For more information click here.

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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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