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Ich habe Schwein gehabt! Going to Freiburg


Conro on his travels – 3 month student placement in Freiburg to work with Alex Nystrom

It’s the final countdown…


October 2019: Entering 3rd year – the big one. And my project has reached the most exciting stage! We can now begin collecting data from our newly generated transgenic mouse line!  This new… Continue reading

Just a laminin-y pipe dream?


Towards the end of our MRes’, Kevin dumped a box of pipe cleaners in front of Liam and me and told us to build a basement membrane…

New Content added – Basement Membranes – a very friendly intro!


Basement membranes hold your tissue together. This page will introduce these key structural features in an easy way.

Inspiring the next generation of scientists with hands-on-activities and lab tours


How would a 10-year old (year 6) school child describe their experience in a science-based workshop at the University of Liverpool? Would they be more or less interested in science and in becoming a… Continue reading

The Sunscreen Challenge turns out for Eye Health Week


This week is Eye Health Week, promoting the importance of eye health and the need for regular sight tests for all. To mark the occasion, a bunch of really interesting stalls showcasing research… Continue reading

And so it begins…


Hi!  I’m Conro Sugden (aka Conor), and I’ll start my PhD in the Hamill Lab in October investigating  the mechanisms through which age and disease associated alveolar epithelial matrix changes drive development and… Continue reading

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