LMCB - MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology

25 September 2018

Review by Rob Tetley and Yanlan Mao in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Cartoon showing cell intercalation as a driver of tissue deformation and fluidity
The same but different: cell intercalation as a driver of tissue deformation and fluidity
Rob Tetley and Yanlan Mao, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0328
Abstract from the review:
The ability of cells to exchange neighbours, termed

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15 August 2018

Ed Tunnacliffe on his recent PNAS paper

Visualisation and quantification of transcription in living cells
We've asked Ed Tunnacliffe from the Chubb Lab to tell us about his recent publication in PNAS.
What discoveries led you to the research described in your publication?
This project began with the knowledge that more than 30

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07 August 2018

Robin Ketteler wins first prize at UCL Small Molecule Dragons Den

Robin Ketteler wins UCL Dragons Den award

Congratulations to Robin Ketteler, awarded first prize at UCL's Small Molecule Dragons' Den for his pitch on investing in autophagy small molecule compounds.

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27 June 2018

Cristina Azevedo on her recent ACS Chemical Biology paper

Cartoon of molecules

We've asked Cristina Azevedo from the Saiardi Lab to tell us about her recent publication in ACS Chemical Biology, a collaborative effort between the Saiardi Lab and the

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19 June 2018

Yanlan Mao is awarded the Lister Institute 2018 Prize Fellowship

Lister Institute of Preventative Medicine logo

Congratulations to Yanlan Mao, awarded the 2018 Lister Institute Prize Fellowship.

Find out more about the fellowship.

Find out more about Yanlan's research

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04 June 2018

Yanlan Mao is awarded L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowship

L'oreal Unesco Women in Science fellowship winners 2018

Congratulations to Yanlan Mao, awarded the prestigious L’Oréal UNESCO For Women In Science Fellowship for her work on the biology behind cell and tissue repair after injury. 

Find out more about the award.

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16 May 2018

Multimodal imaging made easy with LEGO

Scientist using super resolution microscope
The Henriques Lab has developed a new bit of hardware called NanoJ-Fluidics (also known as Pumpy McPumpface in less formal occasions).

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30 April 2018

Review by Franck Pichaud in Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience

Fluorescent photoreceptors in fruit fly eye

PAR-Complex and Crumbs Function During Photoreceptor Morphogenesis and Retinal Degeneration
Franck Pichaud, Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, DOI 10.3389/fncel.2018.00090

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26 April 2018

Tha Acton Lab is awarded a CRUK-UCL Centre Development Fund

Section of lymph node

Harnessing our immune system could lead to a future where cancer is curable and non-recurring. Many research approaches have focused towards this aim. The Acton Lab has described mechanisms controlling the physical expansion of lymph nodes, and therefore the scale of adaptive immune responses.

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