Collaborative studies by CDB scientists published in Nature Cell Biology and PNAS
12 May 2017
Two new papers led by Yasuyuki Fujita (formerly at the LMCB) and co-authored by Michael Duchen and Masa Tada of CDB provide mechanistic insight into apical extrusion of normal and transformed epithelial cells.
We are delighted to announce Professor Mark Thomas has won a Top Teacher award for Year 2 (Genetics, Development & Cancer). Throughout the academic year UCL medical students are able to nominate teachers who have been particularly helpful or inspiring to them during their studies for a Top Teacher award. At the end of the academic year, the QAU counts the number of nominations for each teacher and the ones with the most nominations receive an award.
A remarkably complete fossil skull discovered in Kenya reveals what the common ancestor of all living apes and humans may have looked like, according to a new study involving UCL research. The find, announced today in Nature, belongs to an infant that lived about 13 million years ago. It’s a significant discovery that will help researchers uncover whether the common ancestor of living apes and humans originated in Africa and what these early ancestors looked like. The study involved a large international team including Professor Fred Spoor at UCL and was led by Professor Isaiah Nengo of the Turkana Basin Institute, Stony Brook University and De Anza College, USA. Read more...