IIB Blog

Welcome to the Institute's Blog! Here we will celebrate, reflect on, share and record our latest news and achievements, as well as the great outreach activities of our students, post-doctoral researchers and academics.


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.


Postcard from Western Australia: Shining light on Aboriginal rock art

Posted on: 26 June 2020 | Category: Posts

Aboriginal Rock Art

Read about Professor Roy Goodacre's trip to the Outback - Raman spectroscopy meets Aboriginal Rock Art.


Meet our students: Holly Coombes

Posted on: 24 March 2020 | Category: Posts

Here we meet Holly Coombes, PhD student in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour, supervised by Professor Jane Hurst, Professor Paula Stockley and Professor Rob Beynon.


Meet our students: Tom Travers

Posted on: 24 March 2020 | Category: Posts

Tom Travers

Here we meet Tom Travers, PhD student in the Department of Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour, supervised by Jenny Hodgson, Stephen Cornell, Raj Whitlock plus Sarah Taylor and Humphrey Crick (external).


Meet our students: Rosie Maher

Posted on: 16 March 2020 | Category: Posts

Rosie Maher in the laboratory

Here we meet Rosie Maher, PhD student in the Department of Biochemistry, supervised by Prof Rob Beynon and Prof Paul McNamara.


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.


Introducing: Dr Ed Emmott

Posted on: 3 March 2020 | Category: Posts

Ed Emmott in the laboratory

A brief introduction to Dr Ed Emmott, one of IIB's latest Tenure Track Fellows.


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.


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    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.


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