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Travel Award Winner Ayse Özge Sungur

By Sam Roome 6 days ago 49 Views No comments

Our April travel award winner is Ayse Özge Sungur, a researcher working in Professor Schwarting’s Lab at Philipps-University of Marburg in Germany. Ayse is attending an EBBS satellite meeting at FENS in Berlin...

The Big Life Scientist Survey: Here’s What You Told Us

By Sam Roome 19 days ago 1268 Views 1 comment

The results of The Big Life Scientist Survey are in!

Thank you so much to all of you 222 life scientists from around the world who took the time to answer our questions and helped spread the word about the survey.

We asked the life sciences community a range of questions around funding, study replication, lifestyle, equal opportunities and diversity with some eye opening results...

Synaptic Plasticity Review

By Sam Roome 20 days ago 143 Views No comments

Check out our new mini-review on synaptic plasticity - including types and mechanisms of short-term and long-term synaptic plasticity, plus pharmacological manipulation, useful tables, diagrams and more...

Interviews with Scientists: Rachelle Balez

By Sam Roome 28 days ago 2121 Views 1 comment

Rachelle Balez is a PhD student at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, whose work focuses on understanding Alzheimer’s disease by generating brain cells from patient skin cells. She is passionate about equality in STEM and has recently returned from Antarctica with the Homeward Bound women in science leadership initiative. Read more about her fascinating work...

Interviews with Scientists: James Quinn

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 2241 Views No comments

In our next Interviews with Scientists, meet James Quinn! James is a final year PhD student studying the proteolytic cleavage of tau in different types of dementia at the University of Manchester in The Hooper Lab.

Interviews with Scientists: Catriona Cunningham

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 1002 Views No comments

Catriona is a final year PhD student on the EPSRC & MRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Regenerative Medicine programme at the University of Manchester. We spoke to Catriona all about her work for this latest post in our Interviews with Scientists series.

Travel Award Winner Shaunik Sharma

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 568 Views No comments

Our March travel award winner is Shaunik Sharma, a researcher working in Professor Thippeswamy’s Lab at Iowa State University, USA. Shaunik is attending the fascinating 2018 CounterACT conference. Read more about this conference, and what this win means to Shaunik...

Interviews with Scientists: Agnese Solari

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 1489 Views No comments

Agnese Solari is a final year PhD student working on cancer stem cells in human primary brain tumors like glioblastoma and meningioma at the Pharmacology Lab of Professors Barbieri and Florio, in the Experimental Neuroscience Dept at the University of Genova.

We spoke to Agnese all about her work, her interests, and what a typical day in the lab looks like for her.

Interviews with Scientists: Dr Samantha Murray

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 2248 Views No comments

Dr Samantha Murray is a researcher at the University of Otago, studying gene therapy in a model of Batten disease. We talked to her to find out more about her life, and her research...

Travel Award Winner Maria Velasco

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 1109 Views No comments

Our February travel award winner is Maria Velasco, a final year PhD student working in Prof. Kumlesh K. Dev's Lab, at Trinity College Dublin. Read more about her win...