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Erythropoiesis - Fbxo7 helps to stop cell division during red blood cell development

Research led by Drs Suzanne Randle and Heike Laman has been published in the Journal of Pathology this month. This work, funded by the BBSRC, identified a role for Fbxo7 in regulating the cell cycle during erythrocyte differentiation.

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Published in Modern Pathology

An international collaboration lead by Dr Heather Griffin and Dr John Doorbar in the Department of Pathology, has lead to the development of a dual biomarker system for the molecular stratification of cervical neoplasia.

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In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences – Protein crystallography shows how bacterial toxins are activated

Drs Nick Greene and Allister Crow publish new research, led by Professors Vassilis Koronakis and Colin Hughes in the Department’s Microbiology Unit, which advances understanding of a seemingly unique biochemical mechanism by which potent bacterial pore-forming toxins are activated.

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Structural analysis of herpes simplex virus by optical super-resolution imaging

Research led by Dr Crump in the Department of Pathology and Prof Kaminski in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology has utilised cutting edge super-resolution microscopy techniques to investigate the internal structure of herpes simplex virus particles with nanometre precision

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Ita Askonas Bursaries - first awards made

The Ita Askonas Bursaries are intended to allow postdoctoral researchers in the fields of infection and immunology to pursue specific research projects or networking opportunities at another institution, either to further their current research project, or to generate new areas of research. Next application deadline: 9 November 2015.

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