Category: They grow up so fast

Thanos’s 1st year talk

Today Thanos had his first year talk at the institute; a rite of passage on his road toward PhD. It’s always great to see these talks as it is usually a time when things really kick into place. Thanos talk was really fantastic – polished and professional – and thoroughly appreciated by everyone there. Thanos’…

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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 progression of pulmonary fibrosis. This isn’t my first time being a part of the Hamill Lab; Dr. Hamill was my supervisor for…

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Valentina en route to viva!!!

Hello readers! It’s Valentina here, the first PhD student to have joined the Hamill’s lab. I am writing my first article on a very special day…on my way to Dundee to defend my thesis! It’s been a really cool adventure, full of incredible discoveries.  When I have started, the only available data on LaNts were…

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Lee in teaching mode

Lee Troughton has been with my lab for almost 4 years now (MRes and PhD) and as the time has passed I have relied more and more heavily on him to know what is going on in the lab and helping everyone new get going. With each passing year as the number of people in…

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They grow up so fast – NWCR symposium

Today was the Northwest Cancer Research annual symposium held in the stunning, Harry Potter-esque, Victoria Gallery on the University of Liverpool campus. Lots of excellent, inspiring talks including two of my long-term favourites; actin remodelling and RhoGTPases, and integrin signalling. The notebook is full of the next set of experiments and grant ideas! (Thanks Mark) There was also a…

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