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PDRA Appreciation Series - Dr Ana Carvalho

Posted on: 24 September 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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Dr. Ana Carvalho joined the EATC4Children in August 2020 as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate, following a Research Associate position at the Quadram Institute Bioscience in Norwich, where she studied the mechanisms underlying the communication between the gut microbiota and the immune system, working towards the development of mucosal vaccines.


PDRA Appreciation Series - Dr Amandine Charras

Posted on: 23 September 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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Dr Amandine Charras joined the EATC4Children in November 2018 as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate, having received her PhD from the Université de Bretagne Occidentale (France) in 2018.


PDRA Appreciation Series - Dr Emil Carlsson

Posted on: 22 September 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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Dr Emil Carlsson joined the EATC4Children in November 2019 as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate, after a 3 year PDRA position in the Department of Eye and Vision Science at the University of Liverpool.


Research Spotlight: JIA-Uveitis

Posted on: 9 September 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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I have been working at the EATC4Children since November 2019 as part of the MRC-funded CLUSTER consortium, focusing my research on juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and its associated eye inflammation JIA-uveitis.


Research Spotlight - Genetic involvement in jSLE

Posted on: 12 August 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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Since November 2018, part of my work as a post-doc focuses on the pathophysiology of juvenile systemic lupus erythematosus (jSLE) and aims at deciphering genetic contributors to disease.


My First Principle Investigator Grant

Posted on: 15 July 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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In September 2019 I was awarded my first grant as principle investigator (PI) to work on a project of my own design. This grant was to work with the Centre for Proteomic Research at the University of Liverpool to develop new methods for analysing kidney scarring.


Chasing Newton..

Posted on: 18 June 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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As the newest post-doc at the EATC4Children, I’ve been with the group since November 2019, studying juvenile idiopathic arthritis associated uveitis as part of the CLUSTER consortium. However, the past two months have been unusual, to put it mildly.


PhD in a Pandemic - Part 3

Posted on: 3 June 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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I’m Sean and I am a second year PhD student within the EATC4Children and since the 23rd of March, life in quarantine has meant big changes to my PhD experience. I have gone from spending my days in the lab, conversing with colleagues and attending face-to-face meetings, to adjusting to life centred around a computer screen and my living room.


Science from Home

Posted on: 20 May 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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Since November 2018, I have been working as a post doc at the EATC4Children. As with many workers all around the world I now have to work from home.


Working from home as a kidney scientist and mum

Posted on: 13 May 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

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In response to the Covid-19 pandemic I, like everyone in my lab, have changed from being laboratory/office-based to working from home. As well as all the usual challenges I am quarantining with a 2-year-old at home.


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    PDRA Appreciation Series - Dr Ana Carvalho

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    Posted on: 24 September 2020 | Category: 2020 Posts

    Dr. Ana Carvalho joined the EATC4Children in August 2020 as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate, following a Research Associate position at the Quadram Institute Bioscience in Norwich, where she studied the mechanisms underlying the communication between the gut microbiota and the immune system, working towards the development of mucosal vaccines.


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