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Professor Jim Kaufman elected as an EMBO member

Professor Jim Kaufman has recently been elected as an EMBO member. Professor Kaufman will hence join the rank of 1800 internationally leading researchers who have made substantial contributions to broad field of molecular biology.

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New insights into an essential bacterial protein trafficking system

The Koronakis lab has published a new paper in PNAS that sheds light on a key protein trafficking system essential for the survival and pathogenicity of many bacteria.

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New insights into early interactions between Chlamydia and mammalian host cells

A new study led by Dr Richard Hayward illuminating how the pathogenic bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis enters mammalian host cells has just been published in PLoS Pathogens.

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Path mentors

Members of our Department are available to all staff to provide advice and guidance in specific areas, including applying for funding, career progression and teaching.

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New guide to help identify and measure levels of genetic markers in blood

A set of important guidelines to help laboratory studies using blood samples has been published by researchers at the University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Published today in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, the guidelines will assist other researchers who are trying to identify and measure levels of genetic markers (nucleic acids) in the bloodstream of patients.

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Equality, Diversity and Wellbeing Portal

Our new Equality, Diversity and Wellbeing portal has been launched.

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The African scientist making enduring connections between Cambridge and Africa

As a graduate student in Cambridge almost 20 years ago, Pauline Essah asked herself: “Where are the other Africans?” Today she manages the University’s expanding Cambridge-Africa programme.

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Athena SWAN

The Department has achieved an Athena SWAN bronze award.

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Ita Askonas Bursaries

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. Details for the next round of applications will be available soon.

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