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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Electron Microscopy by Nakisha Richards

By in2scienceuk Uncategorized

During my in2scienceUK placement at UCL Ear Institute (@UCLEarInstitute) I had the opportunity to work with Dr Anwen Bullen. I learnt that there are many process and techniques before we can view our sample in the scanning electron microscope (SEM) and transmission electron microscope (TEM), which broadened my understanding from the AS syllabus, as we just learned about […]

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