Third PostDoc Invited Speaker

We will be hosting the next Post-Doc Invited speaker the 16th of November: Dr Nicholas Morton from the University of Edinburgh

Dr Morton is interested in how genes predispose to, or protect from, the adverse metabolic effects of the modern “obesogenic lifestyle”. He believe understanding the intrinsic mechanisms that allow some people to remain lean, healthy and age successfully will shed a light on new therapeutic avenues for metabolic dysfunction and its associated diseases. He recently published a study identifying the thiosulfate sulfurtransferase gene as an adipocytes-expressed antidiabetic target in mice selected for leanness (http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v22/n7/abs/nm.4115.html) .

If you are interested in meeting the speaker, for a small group meeting or a 1-2-1 meeting please contact Helen Figueira.

Thank you

The Post-doc Committee

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Second PostDoc Invited Speaker

On Wednesday, 15th of June 2016, we will be hosting the second post-doc invited speaker.

It is with great pleasure that we are hosting as second speaker Jason Chin, from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology. The talk will be at 1pm in the CSC seminar room (Title TBC)

As you have seen from his presentation at the CSC-retreat, Jason Chin has developed an incredible array of cutting-edge techniques and methodology, as well as working in an extremely fascinating area of research. He will give us yet another exciting talk.

If you would like to meet the speaker either for a 1-2-1 meeting or in a small group, please let the postdoc committee know by emailing Helen Figueira (helen.figueira@csc.mrc.ac.uk )

The CSC Postdoc Committee

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First PostDoc Invited Speaker

On the 6th of April we will be hosting the first post-doc invited speaker.

In these occasions the speaker is chosen by postdoc and will mainly meet postdocs for one to one meetings.

It is with  great pleasure that we are hosting as first speaker Prof Ting Wu, from the Department of genetics at Harvard University, that will give us a talk entitle “Space and Time: Chromosomes at super-resolution and a 300 million year old mystery”

Prof Wu studies how chromosome behavior and positioning influence genome function and evolution, with implications for gene regulation, genome stability, and diseases such as cancer and neurodevelopmental disorders.

For more infos this is her website http://transvection.org/research/

If you to meet the speaker either for a 1-2-1 meeting or in small groups please let the post-doc committee know by emailing Helen Figueira (Helen.Figueira@csc.mrc.ac.uk )

The Post-doc Committee

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