Proteomics @ Liverpool

An internal website for the Protein Function Group and Collaborators


What's in a name

Darcin gets an honourable mention

Darcin has aroused quite a lot of interest in the Jane Austen world, as well as in the science world. The latest mention is in a new book "Pride and Prejudice, 200 years of Jane Austen's Masterpiece by Susannah Fullerton [
LINK]. Page 72, for the mention, as a header to a chapter! Even gets mentioned in the book cover notes!

Piled Higher and Deeper

We need to be able to laugh at ourselves, and learn from the way in which others see us.


Failed as a THE correspondent

I read THE every week (it does have the PhD (‘piled higher and deeper’) cartoons and Laurie Taylor and every so often, my eye is caught by an article but there was one prompted me to write a letter to the correspondence pages. Needless to say, it wasn’t published. Read More...

Betes Noir

Simple things to avoid when handing reports and draft papers, thesis chapters and sinlar. This is an organic document, and I will add to it over time. Read it and learn! Read More...

A points system for peer review

How to fix a broken system: some thoughts