One week in Manolis Fanto’s research group

By Rebecca Mckelvey 2016

By Wesley Tizzard   During my summer placement at Manolis Fanto’s group, under the supervision of Olga Baron in the Clinical Neuroscience department in the Maurice Wohl building, I have worked on the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration by polyglutamines, mainly using Drosophila as a model system. Specific interests were: 1) The deregulation of the autophagic […]

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Sana’s Immunobiology blog

By Rebecca Mckelvey 2016

By Sana Hussain King’s College London-Department of Immunobiology at Guy’s Hospital                                    25th July- 5th August My placement combined observing and working in the lab, alongside my supervisor Dr Susan John; meetings, visiting museums and watching PhD students’ presentations (i.e on Blue Tongue Virus and Ebola).  The lab studies TCR and cytokine induced signalling mechanisms […]

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