Tag: Basement Membrane

New Interviewing Techniques

Continuing our cartoons about PhD interviews… Don’t worry, not all students have to do arts and crafts during their selection! Wondering what a basement membrane is? Conro wrote a simple intro here Wondering if this is even vaguely real… see videos below! (Also, watch out for the separate post coming soon with the fully assembled…

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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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The wall of LaNt research

Just back from another conference and Lee has added his recent poster to our growing collection. A quick rearrange and we have the wall of LaNt research! Yes, we have gone too far, taking over a bunch of the poster boards on our floor but it is so cool seeing the work from the various…

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BBSRC Grant Funded!

My first post and its big news! The Biotechnology and Bioscience Research Council have decided to fund my application “Characterisation of LaNt regulation of basement membrane organisation in wound repair and angiogenesis.” Exciting times! Below is the summary from the proposal. Please feel free to comment with ideas, suggestions, feedback, collaboration ideas etc. Characterisation of LaNt regulation…

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