Many congratulations to Daniel Lucy, funded by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) Centre of Research Excellence, for handing in his DPhil thesis this week.
Poster prize for Laurence Silpa
Congratulations to Laurence Silpa (pictured third from the left) who won 2nd prize for her poster presentation at the Oxford Stem Cell Institute (OSCI) symposium 2019.
Well done to Isabel Wilkinson for successfully handing in her DPhil thesis on 16th September.
Poster prize for Rachel Sim
Congratulations to Rachel Sim, an Agency of Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)-funded DPhil student, who was awarded the penultimate year poster prize at the chemical biology conference ChemBiOx 2019, in Oxford. Rachel presented her work on developing affinity and fluorescent probes to elucidate the mechanism of small molecule modulators of neurogenesis.
Presentation: AJR at the Tetrahedron Symposium
AJR was invited to present at the Tetrahedron Symposium on 20th June in Bangkok, Thailand.
AJR group summer dinner
Photograph of the AJR group at St John's College on 17th June.
Many congratulations to our Part IIs, Libby Brown, Jacob Locke-Gotel, Sophie Trott and Hannah Lawrence, for handing in their Part II theses on Friday 14th June.
Prize for Daniel Lucy
Congratulations to Daniel Lucy (pictured third from the top left) who won a prize for his talk at the Astra Zeneca sponsored Final Year Symposium held at the Department of Chemistry on 22nd/23rd May 2019.
Running for success in the Oxford Town and Gown 10km race
Well done to (pictured from left to right) Jacob Locke-Gotel, Dan Lucy, David Zimmer, Sebastien Galan, Libby Brown, and Isabel Wilkinson (not in photo) for running the Oxford Town and Gown 10km race on Sunday 12th May. The team was running to raise awareness of the AJR group's research towards the development of small molecule utropin modulators for the treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).
Bronze award for Isabel Wilkinson at the STEM for Britain reception 2019
Many congratulations to Isabel who was awarded the Bronze award (Chemistry section) for her poster at the STEM for Britain exhibition at the House of Commons on Wednesday 13th March. STEM for BRITAIN aims to raise the profile of Britain's early-stage researchers at Westminster by engaging Members of both Houses of Parliament with current science, engineering and mathematics research being undertaken in the UK. Isabel presented her research on identifying drug targets for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a project in collaboration with Prof Dame Kay Davies (DPAG) and Dr Kilian Huber (Nuffield Department of Medicine). Read the full press release.
Presentation: Dr Carole Bataille at the Syngenta PDRA Symposium
Well done to Carole for presenting an excellent talk to the Department on Thursday 21st February at the Syngenta-sponsored PDRA symposium. Her talk focused on the collaborative work, with the Rabbitts Group (MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, WIMM) recently published in Nature Communications (see featured publication).
New AJR research group website launched
A new research group website was launched on Monday 25th February 2019.
Presentation: AJR invited to speak at the University of Leicester
AJR was invited to give a guest seminar entitled at the Department of Chemistry, University of Leicester on 30th January 2019.