They grow up fast – Lee at IID2018

This week we are in Orlando at the International Investigative Dermatology meeting. This once every 5 year event brings together the American European and Japanese societies of skin researchers. It’s a big and, quite genuinely, excellent conference. Lee’s work on our squamous cell carcinoma associated splicing switch was selected from the 1000s of abstracts to…

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Congratulations Dr Lester!

Ma-hoosive congratulations to the newly minted Dr Karen Lester! (aka Krn, also aka Moe). Karen studied for her PhD into the molecular mechanisms behind glaucoma. She was supervised by Prof Colin Willoughby, Dr Carl Sheridan and Mrs Anshoo Choudray however, she was also an honorary member of the Hamill lab, having worked alongside my team…

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Conference Decisions

LeeBurt is presenting his work at the International Investigative Dermatology meeting this week. It just so happens this once every 5 year joint meeting between the US, Japanese and European societies ¬†is being held in Orlando… Disneyland has been mentioned. To be fair to Lee, his poster and talk are both looking good and are…

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Troubles with -seq data

Hypothesis independent screens are really powerful but with great power comes great responsibility. While every gene, miRNa, or protein might matter, it can be a bit much for a 9am lab talk to talk to discuss every single one! (yes the last slide has a mistake in it… had to keep it true to form!)

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