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Bhavini Patel published paper
Bhavini Patel, Warwick 2016 MIBTP student, is joint first author on a paper recently published in the journal, Molecular Neurobiology. The paper, entitled "The Parkinson’s Disease-Linked Protein DJ-1 Associates with Cytoplasmic mRNP Granules During Stress and Neurodegeneration" was as a result of the work undertaken during Bhavini's mini-project at the University of Leicester during her training year.
Charlotte Cooper PIPS, paper and talks
Charlotte Cooper, MIBTP Birmingham 2016 student, has published a paper in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy as a result of the work undertaken during her PIPS placement during her training year. The paper is entitled A survey of practice and opinions on the use of topical antibiotics to prevent surgical site infection: more confusion than consensus.
Charlotte was also invited to give two talks as a result of this work; the first was at the Federation of Infection Society (FIS) conference Birmingham, December 2017 and the title of the talk was, “The use of topical antibiotics for the prevention of surgical site infection: a survey of practice and opinions.”
The second talk was entitled “The use of topical antibiotics to prevent SSI – a review of the evidence" and this was given at the European Wound Management Association (EWMA) conference Krakow, May 2018.
Olivia Nippe best talk
Olivia Nippe (Warwick 2015) won best talk at the MIBTP Student Symposium 2018 held at the University of Leicester on 27th April. The title of the presentation was ’How do microbial effectors interfere with the plantcircadian rhythm? Olivia is supervised by Dr Vardis Ntoukakis, and Dr Gerben van Ooijen of the University of Edinburgh.
Liam Walker publications
Liam Walker, Warwick 2015 student, has recently had the following publications:
Henry Ancell First Author Publication
Final year Warwick Student Henry is first author on a paper published in Seminars in cell & developmental biology (Vol. 70, pp. 122-129). Academic Press. The paper is entitled Sex-specific lifespan and its evolution in nematodes.
Maria Theresa Tilotta presentation
Maria Theresa, Birmingham 2015 student, received a commendation at the 2018 Institute Cancer & Genomic Sciences PGR Festival on her presentation “Investigating the role of the APC/C subunit Apc5 in mitosis.”
MIngkee Achom travel grant
Final year Warwick student Mingkee was awarded a travel grant to attend the 41st New Phytologist Symposium ‘Plant sciences for the future’ which was held at Présidence de l’Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France, 11–13 April 2018. At the symposium, Mingkee presented a poster abstract entitled Are nodule specific genes NCRs under the regulatory control of ancient protein family?
Kate Woolley-Allen publication
Kate Woolley-Allen, Warwick 2015 student, has had a paper published in the Root Journal. The paper is entitled Histological Profiling Over Time to Optimize Root Cell Type-Specific Reporter Lines for Cell Sorting.
Lauren Lansdowne publication
Lauren Lansdowne, Leicester 2016 iCASE student, was named joint first author on a paper published in The Faseb Journal. The paper was as a result of her mini-project at the University of Warwick during her training year and is entitled Analysis of chromatin accessibility in decidualizing human endometrial stromal cells.
Luca Illing poster prize
Luca Illing, Warwick third year MIBTP student, won one of the top four poster prizes at the 2018 Warwick School of Life Sciences PGR Seminar. This awarded him a prize of £25.
Matthew Jackson publications
Matthew, who is a Birmingham final year MIBTP student, was first author on two journals which have recently been published, as follows:
Emily Goodall, conference and publications
In April of this year, Emily Goodall (Birmingham final year student) gave a 12 minute talk at the Microbiology Annual Conference on her paper Exploitation of random transposon mutagenesis to reveal conditionally essential genes important for antibiotic resistance.
Emily was first author on a paper pubished on NCBI The Essential Genome of Escherichia coli K-12
She was also middle author on another NCBI publication Complete Closed Genome Sequence of Nontoxigenic Invasive Corynebacterium diphtheriae bv. mitis Strain ISS 3319.
Panos Tsapras published paper
Panos Tsapras, Warwick 2016 MIBTP student, has been named joint first author on a paper recently published in the journal Cell Death and Differentiation volume 24, (pages 1369–1379 - 2017). The paper is entitled Caspase involvement in autophagy.
Eline Hendrix - presentation prize
Eline Hendrix, who is registered at Birmingham and in the second year of the MIBTP programme, has recently been awarded a prize for the best first presentation given at the Birmingham Institute of Cancer Genomic Sciences annual PGR festival. She was one of 90 students presenting at the event so a fantastic achievement.