Lab Members

The Rock

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In news of great excitement, I can announce that there is another lab matrimonial union on its way! Taylor and Rezwan have announced their engagement – in fine style while on a small weekend getaway in Mudgee. They have decided to make the most of the whole thing by having *3* weddings – so stay […]

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Efe takes to the great outdoors

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Just had some correspondence with Efe Isilak, a bright spark who spent time in the lab a few years ago, who wanted to let us know that much as he loves science, he felt like he couldn’t spend his life in an indoor job – so of course he bought a farm! Took him a […]

Papers

Our Peppy VR paper hits the airwaves!

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Our great collaboration with David Doak, Jane Allison, Juliet Gerrard and Gareth Denyer is now out in Protein Science here . Peppy VR is a Unity application written by David (of Goldeneye fame), advised on by Juliet, Jane and myself and tested in real-life teaching classes by Gareth. You can get it free here for […]

Activities

Louise and the cloudy sea

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Our RaPID collaborator from the Crick Institute in London – Louise Walport – was visiting this week (on her way to a speaking invitation at the Australian Peptide Conference) and she stopped in for a visit and to give a seminar. We managed to find a day with some good weather so that we could […]

Activities

Marylène est maintenant une mère

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Congratulations to former postdoc Marylene Vandevenne and her husband Mathieu, who have become the proud parents of baby Alice on 27 March. I’ve been informed that she (Alice that is) is sleeping soundly from 10 pm till 7 am – which sounds like a great start to me!

Awards

Michael Webster wins EMBO Fellowship

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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 […]