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27 Nov 2012
Meet Dave the Worm, the new mascot for the Parkinson’s UK charity appeal. Dave and his friends have been helping Dr. Anton Gartner and his team to understand what happens when dopamine-producing cells start to die, and to isolate a gene that they think might protect these nerve cells, which could lead to treatments that slow or stop the progression of Parkinson's.
20 Jul 2012
Congratulations to Yasmeen Ahmad and Remi Sonneville - both at the Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression - on jointly winning the 2012 Tim Hunt Prize for Cell Biology.
29 Mar 2012
Alper Akay of the Gartner Lab presented his research entitled “"Genetic Interactors of the GLD-1 RNA-binding Protein in Caenorhabditis elegans" on the 29th of March 2012. His External Examiner
05 Mar 2012
Morna Bell whose mother died of Parkinson’s recently, has donated £600, raised by family and friends of the late Margaret, to Parkinson’s research at the Gartner Lab. Mrs. Bell was motivated by her mother’s Parkinson’s and dementia, and her demise from what she herself has described as “a terrible, terrible illness.”
25 Aug 2011
A collaboration between the labs of Angus Lamond, Anton Gartner, and Ron Hay at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression and Sarah Coulthurst of the Division of Molecular Microbiology at CLS, has established a quantitative proteomics technique in the nematode C.
17 Aug 2011
Sebastian Greiss, a postdoctoral researcher formerly at the Gartner Lab at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression has been receiving international press coverage as part of the Cambridge team that has re-engineered the nematode worm's gene-reading machinery to include a 21st amino acid, not found in nature.