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Inaugural Lab Olympics in aid of Prostate Cancer UK

On Monday 15th August the Whitaker Lab hosted the inaugural Lab Olympics in aid of Prostate Cancer UK.  More...

Published: Aug 31, 2016 5:40:16 PM

Dr Rifat Hamoudi awarded Chartered Scientist status through the Institute of Biomedical Science

Dr. Rifat Hamoudi has been awarded Chartered Scientist status through the Institute of Biomedical Science. 'Chartered' is an internationally recognised benchmark of professional quality and excellence for biomedical scientists and is integrated within the Institute's professional qualification framework. More...

Published: Aug 31, 2016 5:16:32 PM

Improvements in epigenomic sequencing technologies could enhance cancer diagnostics

In an international research collaboration led by UCL scientists from the UCL Cancer Institute (Professor Stephan Beck) and the Division of Surgery and Interventional Science (Dr. Rifat Hamoudi) has developed mathematical algorithms based on dynamic segmentation to improve the quality and accuracy of information harvested from epigenome sequencing datasets. The studies show that whole epigenome sequence analysis using dynamic segmentation algorithm can provide more comprehensive analysis of cancers which is a key component in the development of targeted approaches to combat cancer. More...

Published: Aug 31, 2016 5:12:05 PM

Textbook of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery now available

We are excited to announce the new book 'Textbook in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery' is now available online. You can download your own free copy or you can purchase a copy in hardback, paperback or e-book. A free Android or iOS app will also be available for you to download. Visit the webpage to get your copy now:  
The book has been published by UCL Press and is the first OPENACESS book in surgery.
Congratulations to Deepak M. Kalaskar, Peter Butler & Shadi Ghali on having your book published!

Published: Aug 3, 2016 10:50:21 AM

Lab Olympics

The Whitaker lab at UCL will be staging a 'Lab Olympics' event to coincide with the 2016 Olympic games. More...

Published: Jul 29, 2016 3:06:39 PM

“A Brighter Future for Oesophageal Cancer”

This is the live recording of Professor Lovat’s inaugural lecture on Monday 4th July 2016, in which he talked about his research successes (and failures), his ambitions, and some lessons he learned along the way.

Published: Jul 12, 2016 5:27:29 PM

StARs Annual Reception 2016

On Monday 6 June 2016, StARs (Student Academic Representatives) from across the university attended the StARs Annual Reception; an opportunity to celebrate and thank this year’s StARs for their hard work and indulge in a well-deserved drinks reception and lunch, provided by UCLU. More...

Published: Jun 30, 2016 5:38:10 PM

2015-16 RNOH Academic Leadership Award

Congratulations to George Lodge who has been awarded the 2015-16 Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) Academic Leadership Award.  More...

Published: Jun 30, 2016 5:21:53 PM

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