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Sue Povey, Emeritus Professor of Human Genetics

It is with great sadness that we inform you of  the passing of Professor Sue Povey MD FMedSci, who was associated with UCL, within the MRC Human Biochemical Genetics Unit  and the Department of Genetics, Evolution and Environment (and its forerunners), for most of her career.  As Emeritus Professor in Human Genetics, Sue continued her long term research interest into the study of Tuberous Sclerosis with the curation of mutation databases of the two genes responsible, TSC1 and TSC2 until only a few months ago.

Published: Jan 14, 2019 12:34:05 PM

Congratulations to Dr Kerri Kinghorn who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellowship

Dr Kerri Kinghorn, a UCL Excellence Fellow in the Institute of Healthy Ageing, has been awarded a five-year Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Development Fellowship. This will enable her to establish her own research group to study the ‘Endolysosomal trafficking defects in Parkinson’s disease’ using Drosophila and neuronal models.
Please join us in congratulating Dr Kinghorn for her outstanding achievement.

Published: Jan 7, 2019 2:07:21 PM

Congratulations to Dr Jack Humphrey for successfully passing his viva

Please join us in congratulating Dr Jack Humphrey, MRC Clinical Neuroscience PhD student, for successfully passing his viva on 14 December. His project was jointly supervised by Dr Vincent Plagnol from the UCL Genetics Institute, Professor Adrian Isaacs, and Dr Pietro Fratta, both at the UCL Institute of Neurology.

Published: Dec 17, 2018 3:46:01 PM

GEE student from the Gems lab receives funding award from Doctoral School to host the CLeanTech Challenge, a UCL-LBS initiative

Carina Kern, PhD Student in Professor David Gems lab and Scientific Chair of the CleanTech Challenge (CTC) has successfully been awarded a contribution from the UCL Doctoral School to help fund the 2019 CTC Competition. Matched funding will be contributed by the Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship London Business School and a small contribution was made by the Graduate Tutors from GEE.

Published: Dec 14, 2018 2:07:32 PM