LMCB - MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology

07 May 2021

Building consensus on definition and nomenclature of HPB organoids

Hepatic, pancreatic and biliary (HPB) organoids have recently emerged as excellent model systems of regenerative processes and disease.

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06 May 2021

Collaborative publication in Cancer Discovery for de Bruin Lab

The de Bruin lab contributed to a new study from the Swanton lab, at the Francis Crick Institute, published in Cancer Discovery, i

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19 April 2021

Democratising deep learning for microscopy with ZeroCostDL4Mic

Deep  Learning  (DL)  methods  are  increasingly  recognised  as powerful analysis tools for microscopy and can carry out many tasks like image segmentation, classification, object detection, denoising. Additionally, their potential to outperform conventional image processing pipelines is now well established.

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15 April 2021

New publication in J Biol Chem for the de Bruin Lab

A new study by the de Bruin lab, published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, investigates how cells buffer transcription levels against changes in DNA copy number during S phase, known as gene expression homeostasis.

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01 March 2021

Review in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology by Luigi Aloia

In a new review in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, Luigi Aloia examines the role of epigenetic regulation of cell-fate in determining adult liver regeneration after injury, and how the interplay between epigenetics and metabolism may contribute

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23 February 2021

New publication in Cell Reports for Riccio Lab

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Neurons are one of the most specialised cell types in an organism. They have the main role of connecting to each other (eg. in our brain) or to other tissues (eg. our muscles). To reach their targets, neurons grow long cellular extensions, the dendrites and the axon, that have specific functions and rely on the expression of distinct proteins.

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17 February 2021

Review in Open Biology for Khalilgharibi and Mao

Schematic cartoon of basement membrane

What role does the basement membrane of epithelial and endothelial tissues play in tissue development, homeostasis and disease?

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08 February 2021

Publication in Cardiology Research for Kriston-Vizi and Ketteler


A new study by Kalkhoran et al, published in Cardiology Research, shows hydralazine, a drug used to treat patients with hypertension and chronic heart failure, can reduce heart attack size and heart muscle cell death by inhibiting mitochondrial fission. 

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20 January 2021

New publication in Viruses for Marsh and Henriques Labs

A new study by the Henriques and Marsh Labs, published in Viruses, uses super-resolution imaging to study how HIV binding triggers changes in CD4 organisation at the plasma membrane. 

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16 December 2020

Applications to the LMCB Molecular Cell Biology PhD Programme are open

Applications to the LMCB Molecular Cell Biology PhD Programme for 2021 entry are OPEN. For futher information, look here

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