I arrived home from Germany just before Christmas (right before travel to the UK was cut due to Covid, luckily!), so here’s a little look back at my placement there. All in all the experience was fantastic, and was amazing for both professional and personal development. I’m extremely grateful to Dr. Alex Nyström for hosting... Continue Reading →
This week I taught four practical classes in COVID-secure conditions. Here are some tips from what I have learned.
Back in the lab post COVID and Dr Lee Troughton has been on the confocal microscope grabbing some cool pics of corneal epithelial keratinocytes assembling cell to matrix adhesions. Most of these images are of hemidesomosome proteins (integrin b4, collagen XVII, BPAG1e) or laminin 332. Hemidesmosomes are the points of attachment for where sheets of... Continue Reading →
Over the last few months with lab shutdown and the team all stuck at home, it didn't feel appropriate to keep going with our daily cartoons. Well that and there really wasn't all that much going on to provide inspiration. Well, we're back. Well, sort of. Our research lab partially opened last week with social... Continue Reading →