Congratulations to IHA MRes students Michael Shannack, Nattaphong Rattanavirotkul, Adam Summerfield and Parina Patel. All four received a well-deserved Distinction in their Masters course. We wish them all the best for the future. More...
Published: Sep 19, 2014 3:20:37 PM
In their recent paper in PLOS Genetics Alic and co-workers explore the complex relationship between Drosophila foxo, a transcription factor with evolutionarily conserved role in ageing, and Anterior open, an ETS-family transcription factor that is a direct target of dFOXO in the adult gut and whose activation can extend lifespan.
The paper is entitled, "Interplay of dFOXO and Two ETS-Family Transcription Factors Determines Lifespan in Drosophila melanogaster"
View the article here: http://tinyurl.com/off4cqq More...
Published: Sep 19, 2014 9:58:55 AM
Congratulations to Jennifer Tullet (again!)
In September, Dr Jennifer Tullet will cease to be a postdoc, and take up
a Principle Investigator position running her own lab at the University
of Kent, where she will continue her investigations of ageing in C.
elegans. Jennifer also recently spoke at the American Aging Association
meeting in San Antonio, Texas, and recently published a paper entitled
“DAF-16 target identification in C. elegans: past, present and future”
in the journal Biogerontology.
Congratulations to Dr Yila de la Guardia!
Yila de la Guardia recently passed her Ph.D. viva (examiners, Prof Bart
Braeckman from the University of Ghent, and Dr Lazaros Foukas from the
IHA). Yila has now returned to Panama, and she is much missed.
New members of the lab
The lab welcomes three new members! Dr Yuan Zhao moved to the lab from
Cancer Research UK, London, where she worked on telomeres in fission
yeast with Dr Julie Cooper; and Dr Evgeniy Galimov from the National
Research Centre for Preventive Medicine, Moscow, where he worked on ROS
signalling and p66shc with Prof Viktor Skulachev. Both positions are
funded by the Wellcome Trust. Welcome also to Thanet Sornda who recently
started Ph.D. research in the lab. Thanet previously did a Master’s
degree at the Institute of Ageing and Health, Newcastle University, and
is funded by the state of Thailand.
News about David Gems
David gave various talks, e.g. at the Genetics of Aging and Longevity
meeting in Sochi (April), Russia, the British Society for Research on
Ageing meeting in Liverpool (July), and at Oxford and Cambridge
universities. He recently published two essays: 'What is an anti-aging
treatment?' Exp. Gerontol. (2014) 58: 14-18; and 'Evolution of sexually
dimorphic longevity in humans.' Aging (2014) 6: 84-91.
Published: Sep 4, 2014 5:02:16 PM
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The Groucho Co-repressor Is Primarily Recruited to Local Target Sites in Active Chromatin to Attenuate Transcription.
DAF-16/FoxO Directly Regulates an Atypical AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Gamma Isoform to Mediate the Effects of Insulin/IGF-1 Signaling on Aging in Caenorhabditis elegans.
Pleiohomeotic Interacts with the Core Transcription Elongation Factor Spt5 to Regulate Gene Expression in Drosophila
Sex peptide of Drosophila melanogaster males is a global regulator of reproductive processes in females
Genome-wide dFOXO targets and topology of the transcriptomic response to stress and insulin signalling
2004PhDDoctor of PhilosophyKing's College London
1994BScBachelor of ScienceMassachusetts Institute of Technology
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