New publication in Scientific Reports for de Bruin Lab
Specific proteins, called histones, are involved in packaging DNA in the cell nucleus, thus affecting the accessibility of genes to be transcribed. Modifications to histones are thought to play a central role in regulating transcription and have been suggested to have an important role in controlling cell cycle regulated transcription.
Sir Keir Starmer visits MRC units at UCL
Sir Keir Starmer, Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the EU and MP for Holborn and St Pancras, visited University College London on June 28th to learn about research taking place in two departments funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC) – the MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL (MRC LHA at UCL
New publication in Journal of Biological Chemistry for Saiardi Lab
Phosphate is a crucially important molecule in life. The Saiardi Lab has created human cells that do not contain any of the collection of small molecules called inositol pyrophosphates. These inositol pyrophosphates were already known to regulate many cellular processes.
Zaw Win has been awarded an MSCA Individual Fellowship
Congrataulations to Zaw Win, from the Baum Lab, who has been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship. The two-year funding will allow him to study Ras-ERK signaling dynamics in epithelial cells and how ERK is regulated through mitotic progression.
Evolution or revolution? Changing the way science is published and communicated
In a new article in PLoS Biology, Buzz Baum and Enrico Coen discuss the changing landscape of scientific publishing.
Abstract from the article: