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14 December 2018

The people behind the papers - Salome Stierli and Alison Lloyd are interviewed about their recent publication in Development

Salome Stierli and Alison Lloyd

"In contrast to nerves in the central nervous system, peripheral nerves are highly regenerative following injury.

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14 December 2018

Examining the regenerative properties of peripheral nerves

Section of sciatic nerve showing individually coloured Schwann cells

New publication for the Lloyd Lab in Development examines peripepheral nerve regeneration after injury.

The regulation of the homeostasis and regeneration of peripheral nerve is distinct from the CNS and independent of a stem cell population

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27 November 2018

Yanlan Mao is selected as EMBO Young Investigator 2018

Yanlan Mao head shot

We are delighted to announce Yanlan Mao has been selected as EMBO Young Investigator.

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13 November 2018

Poxvirus tricks cells into moving to spread infection

Trajectories of vaccinia virus-infected cells crawling away from the epicentre of infection

New publication for the Mercer Lab in Nature Microbiology shows poxvirus tricks cells into moving to spread infection.

Vaccinia virus hijacks EGFR signalling to enhance virus spread through rapid and directed infected cell motility.

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07 November 2018

Publication for Ketteler and Kriston-Vizi Labs in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology

Schematic of the luciferase release assay

Publication for Ketteler and Kriston-Vizi Labs in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology.

Identification of Kinases and Phosphatases That Regulate ATG4B Activity by siRNA and Small Molecule Screening in Cells.

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09 October 2018

Congratulations to Sian Culley, winner of the 2018 ED&I Outstanding Contribution Prize!

World map showing location of female microscopists

Sian Culley has been awarded the 2018 ED&I Outstanding Contribution Prize for the resource she created to address gender inequality in the field of microscopy. In collaboration with the Royal Microscopical Society, she produced a simple, international database of female microscopists, categorised by career stage, geographical location and area of expertise.

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05 October 2018

Publication for Pichaud and Riccio Labs in Cell Reports

Research figure showing RanBP1 Couples Nuclear Export and Golgi Regulation through LKB1 to Promote Cortical Neuron Polarity
New publication in Cell Reports for Pichaud and Riccio Labs.
 
RanBP1 Couples Nuclear Export and Golgi Regulation through LKB1 to Promote Cortical Neuron Polarity
 
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02 October 2018

Publication for Lotte De Winde and Sophie Acton in Journal of Cell Science

Dendritic cells

New publication in Journal of Cell Science for Lotte De Winde and Sophie Acton.

C-type lectin-like receptor 2 (CLEC-2)-dependent dendritic cell migration is controlled by tetraspanin CD37

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02 October 2018

First Person: Interview with Lotte De Winde about her recent publication in Journal of Cell Science

Lotte de Winde head shot

"First Person is a series of interviews with the first authors of a selection of papers published in Journal of Cell Science, helping early-career researchers promote themselves alongside their papers.

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25 September 2018

Review by Chris Stefan in Current Opinion in Cell Biology

Cover of Current Opinions in Cell Biology journal
Building ER-PM contacts: keeping calm and ready on alarm
Chris Stefan, Current Opinion in Cell Biology DOI: 10.1016/j.ceb.2018.03.008
 
Abstract from the review:
It is well over half a century since contacts between organelles such as the endoplasmic reticulum (

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