"research" blog posts

Spotlight: Dr Jill Madine - researching dementia

Posted on: 11 September 2020 | Category: Posts

This edition of Spotlight focusses on Dr Jill Madine from the Department of Biochemistry and Systems Biology. Jill has a long-standing interest in the role of amyloid proteins in neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases. Her recent research has focussed on the potential role of the previously identified cardiovascular amyloid protein medin in dementia.


GrowAgri Vertical Farming Conference @ Pershore College

Posted on: 11 March 2020 | Category: Posts

Laurence Anderson is a PhD Student at the Institute. He recently used a Michael Pugh Thomas Award to attend the GrowAgri Vertical Farming Conference in Pershore (22nd -23rd January), organised by the Warwickshire College Group.


Spotlight: Fanconi anaemia research at the Institute

Posted on: 28 February 2020 | Category: Posts

This edition of Spotlight focusses on Dr Nigel Jones, a Senior Lecturer in Genetics from the Department of Biochemistry. Nigel has a long-standing interest in the role that DNA damage responses play in preventing cancer. Initially joining the then Department of Genetics and Microbiology (DOGAM), he will celebrate 25 years of service at the University in August 2020. During much of his time at Liverpool, Nigel’s research has focused on the human genetic disorder Fanconi anaemia.


The 2019 Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology

Posted on: 25 February 2020 | Category: Posts

Stephanie Harris, PhD Student in the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool. She recently used a Michael Pugh Thomas Award to travel to The 2019 Congress of the European Society for Evolutionary Biology


International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2020

Posted on: 11 February 2020 | Category: Posts

International Women and Girls in Science Day logo

To mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we highlight the valuable work of some of our female colleagues.


World Cancer Day - Our cancer research

Posted on: 4 February 2020 | Category: Posts

On World Cancer Day, we take a look at some of the cancer research taking place at our Institute. Scientists in the Department of Biochemistry are engaged in important research to help us understand the various biological functions of cancer and how we can adapt them in order to treat and cure this devastating disease.


Spotlight: Dr Violaine Sée

Posted on: 31 January 2020 | Category: Posts

Join our conversation with Dr Violaine Sée from the Centre for Cell Imaging, where we chat about her research into cell signalling. Find out about her aspirations and predictions for the future of cell imaging.


Marvellous Microscopy

Posted on: 16 December 2019 | Category: Posts

Bruker conference attendees

This month the University of Liverpool hosted the 2019 Bruker Scanning Probe Microscopy Conference and Users Meeting at the Radisson Blu hotel. Eighty registrants attended a fantastic two days, including Dr Longsheng Zhao, Dr Lanjiao Liu, PhD students Leanne Miller and Monsour Al Hazeem from Professor Luning Liu’s lab, and Ms Jennifer Adcott and Tom Waring from the Centre for Cell Imaging.


Spotlight: Genomics Research at the Institute

Posted on: 28 October 2019 | Category: Posts

Genomics research at the Institute of Integrative is driven by a desire to understand the genetic make-up of organisms and the environments in which they live. Our scientists deliver perform research and make new discoveries that have an impact on our society. In this blog, we look back at some of our recent genomics stories


Spotlight: Heparin – a contamination crisis

Posted on: 23 September 2019 | Category: Posts

heparin - © user:Sixflashphoto / Wikimedia Commons

This edition of Spotlight focusses on Dr Edwin Yates from the Department of Biochemistry. Ed has a long-standing interest in the structural analysis of biological macromolecules using spectroscopic techniques and the development of mathematical techniques for their analysis.


Hinton Lab Intern Week 2019

Posted on: 10 September 2019 | Category: Posts

Hinton Lab interns group photo

This summer the Hinton Lab hosted five interns for an intensive week of work experience in microbiology. Now in its fifth year, this annual outreach project is designed to give A-level students and interested undergraduates the opportunity to learn microbiology in a research lab.


The Invadosome Consortium: Mechano-chemical Signals in Invasion

Posted on: 9 September 2019 | Category: Posts

Rebecca Kelly is a PhD student at the Institute of Integrative Biology. This year, Rebecca received a Herbert & Dorothy Catlow endowment bursary from IIB, which enabled her to attend the 7th Invadosome Consortium meeting. Here she blogs about her experience.


The 6th edition of the international congress of Myology

Posted on: 31 March 2019 | Category: Posts

Michela Bonomo is a PhD Student with an interest in neuromuscular disorders. In this blog she writes about the benefits ofattending the 2019 Myology Congress in Bordeaux, France.


Spotlight: Dr Eva Caamano-Gutierrez

Posted on: 6 March 2019 | Category: Posts

This edition of Spotlight focuses on Dr Eva Caamano-Gutierrez, a data scientist and project manager at our Computational Biology Facility.


The 2019 Pacific Seabird Group 46th Annual Meeting

Posted on: 4 March 2019 | Category: Posts

Ruth Dunn, PhD Student in the School of Environmental Sciences, University of Liverpool. She recently used a Michael Pugh Thomas Award to travel to The 2019 Pacific Seabird Group Conference (PSG) Annual Meeting


The 10th Asian Community of Glycoscience and Glycotechnology (ACGG) Conference

Posted on: 20 February 2019 | Category: Posts

This week's blog is written by PhD student Kai-Wen Wang, who is based in our Department of Biochemistry. She chronicles her recent trip to Taiwan, thanks to a Michael Pugh Thomas Fund bursary.


International Day of Women and Girls in Science

Posted on: 11 February 2019 | Category: Posts

International Women and Girls in Science Day logo

To mark International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we highlight the valuable work of some of our female colleagues.


World Cancer Day - Our cancer research

Posted on: 4 February 2019 | Category: Posts

On World Cancer Day, we take a look at some of the cancer research taking place at our Institute. Scientists in the Department of Biochemistry are engaged in important research to help us understand the various biological functions of cancer and how we can adapt them in order to treat and cure this devastating disease.