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Interviews with Scientists: Stuart Maudsley

By Sam Roome 8 days ago 1954 Views No comments

In our latest Interviews with Scientists, we talked to Stuart Maudsley! Stuart is the Group Leader of the Translational Neurobiology Group and Adjunct Department Director of the VIB Center for Molecular Neurology at the University of Antwerp. His research focuses on the age-dependent changes in receptor pharmacology associated with neurodegenerative conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and Frontotemporal dementia. Find out what Stuart had to say!

Stability of DREADD Ligands in Solution - a Review

By Sam Roome 13 days ago 112 Views 1 comment

Check out our new technical review: Stability of DREADD ligands in solution. Find out all you need to know about how to handle, store and use commonly used water-soluble DREADD ligands (such as Clozapine N-oxide dihydrochloride, and Compound 21 dihydrochloride) - and discover brand new data on the stability of these important tools.

Travel Award Winner Ma'ayan Godot

By Sam Roome 23 days ago 786 Views No comments

Our May travel award winner is PhD student Ma'ayan Godot, working in Prof. Hamutal Slovin's Lab at Gonda brain research center, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. She investigates the neural mechanisms underlining depth perception and the award will help to fund her trip to SfN's 48th annual meeting.Find out more about Ma'ayan and her plans...

Interviews with Scientists: Dr Laura Boddington

By Sam Roome 23 days ago 1911 Views No comments

Next in our Interviews with Scientists series, we speak to Dr Laura Boddington. Laura is currently working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oregon looking at using peripheral nerve stimulation to modulate learning and performance.

Interviews with Scientists: Chloe Thomas

By Sam Roome 23 days ago 10439 Views No comments

Next up in our Interviews with Scientists, meet Chloe Thomas! Chloe is a final year PhD student researching cell death mechanisms in retinal ganglion cells after traumatic eye injury. She is currently based in the Neuroscience and Ophthalmology group at the University of Birmingham in the UK.

We spoke to Chloe about her research, her advice for new PhDs, as well as her recent experience speaking at ARVO 2018 in Hawaii, which was her first time speaking at an international conference.

Review on Neural Stem Cells & Small Molecules

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 168 Views No comments

Check out our new mini-review on Neural Stem Cells & Small Molecules - it includes descriptions of the small molecules commonly used in neural stem cell research, and the signaling pathways that they target...

Interviews with Scientists: Lizzie Mann

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 19025 Views No comments

Lizzie Mann did her undergraduate degree in Pharmacology at the University of Bath, and is now working hard on finding a neuroprotective therapy for Parkinson’s disease in Susan Duty’s lab at King’s College London. She loves to talk about science and can often be found trying to get undergraduates, postgraduates and anyone else who will listen, excited about research.

Read more about Lizzie, her PhD, her passion for science, and more...

Introducing Magnified: a science art exhibition

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 441 Views No comments

We’ve blogged before about how much we love it when science inspires art, which is why we’re delighted to announce that Hello Bio will be sponsoring an unusual and exciting event across the globe in Australia.

Magnified: A Science Art Exhibition is being organised by the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), in association with the School of Arts, English and Media at the University of Wollongong, Australia. Find out more about this really fascinating exhibition...

De-stress With These Online Science Games

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 954 Views No comments

If you’re in need of unwinding, try some of the ever-growing array of on-line science games – have fun and de-stress at the same time as helping your colleagues solve problems involving genes, proteins, and more…

Travel Award Winner Ayse Özge Sungur

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 782 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...