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Read more at: Aurora B-dependent polarization of the cortical actomyosin network during mitotic exit

Aurora B-dependent polarization of the cortical actomyosin network during mitotic exit

29 September 2021

Aurora B-dependent polarization of the cortical actomyosin network during mitotic exit The work recently published by the group of Prof. Buzz Baum (LMB) in EMBO reports explores a novel role of Aurora B kinase in cell division. Background Cell division involves the segregation of genetic material and cellular components...


Read more at: Students Feedback

Students Feedback

28 September 2021

Read about the exciting projects our students have been involved during the summer! Radhika Gupta ( Pembroke College ), "The mechanics of biofilm morphogenesis" - Dr Nuno Oliveira (DAMTP) Maxime Theisen ( St Edmund's College ), "Live Modelling the Vertebrate Presomitic Mesoderm" - Dr Ben Steventon (Dept. Genetics) Alicja...


Read more at: CPB PRIZES 2021 for PhD students and Postdocs

CPB PRIZES 2021 for PhD students and Postdocs

22 September 2021

The call fpr CPB Prizes 2021 for PhD students and postdocs is NOW OPEN! Check guidelines on how to apply here Deadline is 31 October!


Read more at: Projects Call - Part III Systems Biology

Projects Call - Part III Systems Biology

9 August 2021

Research Project - Part III Systems Biology course 2021-2022 If you would like to act as a supervisor and offer a project, please send a title and brief (one paragraph) project description to Helen Schwarz ( sysbiol-admin@gen.cam.ac.uk ) by Mon 6th September . If you have any questions contact Prof. Gos Micklem ( gm263@cam...


Read more at: Virus-host interactions shape viral dispersal giving rise to distinct classes of traveling waves in spatial expansions

Virus-host interactions shape viral dispersal giving rise to distinct classes of traveling waves in spatial expansions

5 July 2021

Virus-host interactions shape viral dispersal giving rise to distinct classes of traveling waves in spatial expansions The work recently published by the group of Dr Diana Fusco (Dept Physics) in Physical Review X explores the genetic diversity of viral expansions using experiments with bacteriophage and simulations...


Read more at: Funding Call: Multimodal research across scales to understand human disease

Funding Call: Multimodal research across scales to understand human disease

17 May 2021

Funding Call: Multimodal research across scales to understand human disease MRC has launched a new initiative which will pump-prime multimodal research across scales to improve understanding of human disease. The initiative will catalyse the development of new research collaborations that connect two or more groups with...


Read more at: E. coli cell-division behavior in nutrient upshifts

E. coli cell-division behavior in nutrient upshifts

6 May 2021

Threshold accumulation of a constitutive protein explains E. coli cell-division behavior in nutrient upshifts The work recently published in Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. (USA) explores the dynamic adaptation of cell-division control in bacteria to shifts in the growth conditions. The cell cycle is one of those questions that is...


Read more at: CCBI Annual Symposium 2021 - Wednesday 12th May

CCBI Annual Symposium 2021 - Wednesday 12th May

22 April 2021

The Cambridge Computational Biology Institute Annual Symposium returns in 2021 on Wednesday 12th May as a virtual event in association with the Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3: https://www.c2d3.cam.ac.uk/ ) As usual this one-day event reflects the strength and diversity of research in computational biology...


Read more at: SynBio IRC Recruiting Postdoc Representatives

SynBio IRC Recruiting Postdoc Representatives

21 April 2021

The SynBio IRC is searching for enthusiastic volunteers to represent postdoc experiences and help shape the future of synthetic biology research in Cambridge. Representative will sit on the IRC steering committee, which conveens quaterly to discuss current IRC activities and innitiatives, put forward ideas and direct the...


Read more at: Time-resolved single-cell analysis of Brca1 associated breast cancer

Time-resolved single-cell analysis of Brca1 associated breast cancer

8 April 2021

Time-resolved single-cell analysis of Brca1 associated mammary tumourigenesis reveals aberrant differentiation of luminal progenitors The work recently published in Nat. Commun. offers an explanation as to why the breast is particularly susceptible to tumour development in women with pathologic variants of BRCA1 and...