Articles tagged with: Post-docs

Predicting cancer progression from Barrett’s Oesophagus

Posted in Publications Published by Zoe Leech 19 August 2016

Predicting cancer progression from Barrett’s Oesophagus

A new study from Dr Trevor Graham’s research group has been published in Nature Communications, led by postdoctoral researcher Dr Pierre Martinez. The results should improve monitoring and treatment for people with Barrett's oesophagus who are concerned about their risk of developing cancer...

BCI Postdoc wins breast cancer computer modelling image competition

Posted in Images Published by Zoe Leech 27 May 2016

BCI Postdoc wins breast cancer computer modelling image competition

Congratulations to our postdoctoral researcher Dr Ed Carter, whose 3D image of breast duct cells has won the Computer Modelling category in an image competition joint run by BioMed Central's Breast Cancer Research journal and Breast Cancer Now...

BCI at the EACR Epigenetics conference

Posted in Conferences, BCI on the Road Published by Zoe Leech 20 December 2015

BCI at the EACR Epigenetics conference

The 1st Basic Epigenetic Mechanisms in Cancer conference was held in Berlin last month, organised by the European Association for Cancer Research.

Our postdoctoral researcher from Dr Gabi Ficz's research group, Dr Emily Saunderson, attended the event as both a delegate and reporter. She produced a comprehensive summary of the meeting for the epigenetics-focused organisation EpiGenie.

BCI at the 2015 European Haematology Association Meeting

Posted in Conferences, BCI on the Road Published by Zoe Leech 19 June 2015

BCI at the 2015 European Haematology Association Meeting

Several of our researchers from the Centre for Haemato-Oncology attended the European Haematology Association’s annual meeting in Vienna last week, keeping up a record of attendance and high quality presentations.

Prof John Gribben has also joined the EHA Governing Board...

William Harvey Day 2014

Posted in Conferences Published by Zoe Leech 22 October 2014

William Harvey Day 2014

Each year since 1990, William Harvey Day has been held at St Bartholomew's Hospital for Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, part of Queen Mary University of London.

On 21st October many of our PhD students, post-docs and group leaders presented talks and posters...

BCI post-doc wins I'm A Scientist, Get Me Out Of Here!

Posted in Engagement Published by Marianne Baker 21 March 2014

BCI post-doc wins I'm A Scientist, Get Me Out Of Here!

On Friday 21st March, the winners of the Spring 2014 I'm A Scientist, Get Me Out Of Here! competition were announced. Centre for Molecular Oncology researcher Dr John Foster emerged as winner in the Organs Zone - congratulations!

Meet a post-doc: Nuria Coll Bastus

Posted in Profiles, Publications Published by Marianne Baker 25 February 2014

Meet a post-doc: Nuria Coll Bastus

Dr Nuria Coll Bastus is currently a post-doc in Dr Yong-Jie Lu's lab, in the Centre for Molecular Oncology.

Nuria was born in Tremp, a small town in the north of Catalonia, Spain. She completed her BSc in Chemistry, specialising in Organic Chemistry, at the University of Barcelona then took an MRes in Organic Chemistry...

Research: a breast cancer patient's perspective

Posted in Images, Profiles Published by Marianne Baker 22 October 2013

Research: a breast cancer patient's perspective

As it's breast cancer awareness month, we'd like to take a look at some of the breast cancer research happening here at Barts Cancer Institute.

Dr Adrienne Morgan is an honorary senior lecturer at BCI's Centre For Tumour Biology and a member of Independent Cancer Patients' Voice. She has been working in the laboratory for 18 months, having been diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005...

The Beatson International Cancer Conference 2013

Posted in Conferences, BCI on the Road Published by Marianne Baker 15 July 2013

The Beatson International Cancer Conference 2013

This year's Beatson International Cancer Conference took place from 7th-10th July at Glasgow University. Several BCI researchers travelled to sunny Scotland as delegates.

The conference was entitled Targeting the Tumour Stroma and the chairman, Prof Jim Norman, described its aims: "...much effort is being put into developing strategies to target the 'tumour stroma' with drugs in order to develop anti-cancer therapies...

Surprising FAK-ts

Posted in Publications Published by Marianne Baker 28 June 2013

Surprising FAK-ts

A new study was published in Nature Communications, from the Adhesion and Angiogenesis lab in the Centre for Tumour Biology at BCI.

The work centres on a protein called FAK (focal adhesion kinase), which is an enzyme that resides inside all cells. That includes endothelial cells, which line our blood vessels, whose involvement in tumour growth are a focus of the laboratory...

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