Xavier Reid, who started his PhD in the lab in 2019, has used his creative writing skills to pick up anATA Scientific Encouragement Award in March this year. You can read all about his musings on intelligent robots at the ATA website. The award brings with it a tasty $1500, which I presume he is […]
Here is an amazing resource put together by some folks at Johns Hopkins, showing funding opportunities (and travel grant opportunities) for PhD students, postdocs and ECRs: Early career faculty funding opportunities Postdoc funding opportunities PhD funding opportunities And here is a short article about it in Nature: Nature article on ECR funding database Enjoy!
Charlotte Franck – who has been doing her PhD riding the line between Richard Payne’s lab in Chemistry and Joel’s lab – has had some payoff for the great work she’s done on her evasin project, winning a poster prize at the 2020 Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function. […and it could have been […]
The Sydney Protein Group ran its annual Thompson Prize symposium last week – in which 5 PhD students duke it out by giving a talk on their work, and then the best presenter is chosen by a panel of judges to win the Thompson Prize (which brings with it glory *and* cash). This year, we […]
Michael, who has just recently finished his PhD at the LMB in Cambridge with Lori Passmore, has been successful in winning an EMBO postdoctoral fellowship to fund his work in Albert Weixlbaumer’s lab in Strasbourg. Here, he will investigate how translation is linked to transcription in bacteria, by assembling complexes of ribosomes and RNA polymerases […]
At the Sydney Protein Group’s recent Thompson Prize evening, Mehdi picked up the ATA Scientific Lorne Travel Award (presented by Mark Larance), which will help him attend the 2019 Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function. Well done Mehdi!
The official letter came today stating that Steph had “satisfied the requirements for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Science)”. Done and dusted! Congratulations from everyone in the lab Steph – here’s hoping it leads to great things…!
Chayenne Ghazi, who worked with us recently, was awarded a prize for the thesis that she presented based on her work here. The HAS-prize is annually awarded to students who produce excellent gradutation assignments at lab schools. It is named after the ‘Haagse Analisten School’ (Analysts Schools of The Hague). These schools are invited by […]
Taylor, Mehdi and Athina all picked up prizes for their poster presentations at the Lorne Protein Conference this week. Poster prize success rate was overall about the same as the current NHMRC grant success rate, so a champion effort from them! No doubt they’ll be buying the drinks for the rest of the lab…(and did […]
The Sydney Protein Group’s annual Thompson prize event was the other day, and Neil Robertson was one of the finalists. Despite giving a sterling talk, he didn’t walk away with the gong. He did however pick up the ATA Scientific Lorne travel award, while Gabrielle McClymont won the Greg Ralston Memorial Lorne travel award. Go […]