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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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Best student poster winner at 20th SCI/RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

Jennifer Clark gave a flash presentation and presented a poster on her research into the Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Autotaxin Inhibitors at the 20th SCI/RSC Medicinal Chemistry Symposium (Cambridge) over the course of three days in September 2019 and after a panel discussion, she was awarded the MedChemComm sponsored Best Student Poster…

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Best poster award at Genomic Medicine 2019

Ieva Keraite presented a poster at the Genomic Medicine 2019 conference in Edinburgh based on the enrichment and detection of PIK3CA mutations in breast cancer patient samples. After public vote, this poster was selected for the Best Poster Prize. Congratulations!

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Best poster prize for new fluorescent tags research

Sam Benson presented a poster based on his “SCOTfluors” paper on the development of new fluorescent tags for the imaging of metabolites at the RSC Bioorthogonal and Bioresponsive Conference 2019 in Edinburgh titled “SCOTfluors: Small, Conjugatable, Orthogonal & Tunable Fluorophores for in vivo imaging of Cell Metbaolism”. Following a vote…

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Student gets best presentation vote

Alasdair Morgan gave a brief ‘datablitz’ presentation of his research of 4D blood flow within the brain at the Fondation Leducq 5th Transatlantic Network ‘Understanding the role of the perivascular space in cerebral small vessel disease’ Meeting in Paris in July 2019. Along with other junior researchers, his presentation, entitled…

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FEBS Journal Poster Prize

Congratulations to Sven Lange Sven who was awarded the FEBS Journal Poster Prize for the poster he presented at the EMBO conference on ‘Pseudoenzymes 2018’ in Heidelberg Germany.

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Poster pitch success

Caroline Busch won the prize for the best poster pitch at trhe International Stem Cell conference (Cambridge) in September 2018. Well done, we’re looking forward to hearing more about your research at the next Researcher Development Event!

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