Monthly Archives: November 2013

new PLOS ONE manuscript accepted

CHOP

Good news again!

Kasia’s paper; “Abnormal chondrocyte apoptosis in the cartilage growth plate is influenced by genetic background and deletion of CHOP in a targeted mouse model of pseudoachondroplasia”.

Has been accepted in PLOS ONE.

Dr Who @ 50 years

Dr Who

The best Doctor with the best monsters

long may he continue ‘space truckin’

Something tells me that he never thought to ‘deep-phenotype’ a DALEK or define the ‘-omics’ profile of a CYBERMAN.

Perhaps he should ‘repurpose’ his sonic screwdriver for these endeavours ?

Certus Technologies & SYBIL

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Exeter IT experts “Certus Technology” join European bone disease research project

5511274-largeStaff at Exeter-based Certus Technology: back, from left: John Harris, James Autton, Brian Lings, and Monika Digby-Johns; front, from left: Katey Broom, Ian Bamsey and Hilla Goff.

Exeter-based IT Company Certus is to play a crucial role in an international research project which could lead to a breakthrough in the treatment of a wide variety of bone diseases.

Certus Technology is one of 18 partners across Europe who have joined forces for the five-year, £10m study funded by the European Commission.

Established in 2000, the company specialises in databases, with a particular focus on healthcare and life sciences. It employs eight people, with an office in Longbrook Street and another in Sheffield.

Managing director Ian Bamsey said: “This is a very exciting and data intensive project and we are certainly excited to be supporting it.

Read more: http://www.exeterexpressandecho.co.uk/Exeter-experts-Certus-Technology-join-European/story-20105319-detail/story.html#ixzz2lHHbjmiH

The Ashes 2013-14

A brief return to cricket………

Ashes

In less than 12 hours the 2013-14 Ashes Series will start between England and Australia.

British Library - Sporting Times 02/09/1882  p5 (The Ashes)

At 131 years old the ‘Ashes’ is one of the oldest sporting competitions in the world.

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The venue is the Gabba in Brisbane, Queensland.

Now the Australians would lead us to believe that the so called “Gabbatoir” is a graveyard for English cricket in Australia.

But let’s just remember who hold the Ashes……

Ashes 2013

Call for abstracts 1st MBE @ Rotterdam 2014

mbe

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Our Lab and SYBIL will be well represented at MBE 2014.

In addition to platform and poster presentations at the main meeting, SYBIL will also be organising a satellite meeting.

Detail will be posted here.

Finally, SYBIL-UK will be holding a meeting in December.

SYBIL UK