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AMRC Open Research is Available to MRS Awardees

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MRS encourages all its awardees to publish their work in open access journals or platforms. You can now make use of the AMRC Open Research publishing platform as a means to do so. AMRC Open Research is a platform for rapid author-led publication and open peer review of work funded…

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1st Year Student Poster Prize

Tom Carvell was awarded Heriot-Watt University’s Institute of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering first year student’s poster prize for the poster he presented at the annual School of Engineering and Physical Sciences Post-graduate Research Day. Very well done Tom!

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Anatomical Society’s Best Image Prize

The Anatomical Society awarded the Best Image Prize to PhD student Patricia Medesan for her image entitled ‘Science in Bloom’. The Best Image Prize is awarded twice a year and the images submitted by members are judged by the Website, Media and Communications Committee. The winning entry is a pseudo-colorized…

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2nd Year PGR Symposium Poster Prize

Congratulations to Rebecca Budgett who was judged as giving the best second year poster presentation at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology’s annual PGR Symposium. In her virtual and interactive poster presentation entitled “Targeting the type 5 metabotropic glutamate receptor in a mouse model of…

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Drug Discovery Poster Prize Winner

The annual meeting of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry went virtual this year and the meeting, scheduled to be held in Basel, moved online. A virtual poster presentation formed part of the event, with over 200 posters being presented in the areas of chemical biology/technology and drug discovery. Dan…

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BACR Gordon Hamilton-Fairley Young Investigator Poster Award Winner

Congratulations to Hugh Nicholson who was awarded the Britiah Assocaition for Cancer Research (BACR) Gordon Hamilton-Fairley Young Investigator Poster Award at the 2019 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Confernce in Glasgow for his poster entitled ‘FGF1 and HSP27 Interact to Modulate the DNA Damage Response in Chemoresistant Ovarian Cancer Cells’.

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Interested in becoming a Trustee?

Salary: Unpaid Location: Edinburgh Medical Research Scotland (MRS) is always interested in the possibility of new Trustees joining its Board. The Trustee Board is comprised of people from a range of professional backgrounds. The current membership can be found on our website. Our Trustees are responsible and accountable for the…

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