University of Dundee

CLS Research Symposium: New session of short talks by PhD Students and Postdocs

25 Feb 2014

As the highlight of the College’s research year approaches (21-23 March 2014 at Crieff Hydro), the organisers have annoinced the introduction of a session of three short talks to be given by PhD students and Postdoctoral Researchers.

Dr. Vicky Cowling who initiated the new session said, “Competition for these places was fierce and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took the time to put forward an abstract. I’d also like to thank our expert panel Eric Griffiths, Jens Januschke, Edgar Huitema, Leonie Unterholzner, Greg Findlay, Robert Ryan and Mikael Björklund for making some very tough choices.”

The short-talk inaugural speakers will be:

Lucy Glover (David Horn)
Allelic exclusion by VEX1 controls antigenic variation in trypanosomes

Dianbo Liu (Tim Newman)
Long transcriptional cascades may contribute to regulation of heterogeneity and plasticity in microorganisms and cancer

Guennadia Khoudoli (G. A. Khoudoli, A. Gambus, M. Gierlinski, G. J. Barton, N. Blow, J.R. Swedlow and J.J. Blow)
The Proteomics Approach to Study Functional and Physical Protein Interactions on Replicating Chromatin

All three talks will be given at 9am on Saturday, 22nd March 2014 at the CLS Research Symposium at Crieff Hydro.