The Higgins and Madgwick labs took advantage of Newcastle's Restaurant Week and enjoyed a late New Year dinner at Blackfriars
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Randy from Mary's lab successfully defended his PhD thesis on 11th January.
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Congratulations to Jonny McHugh, a Wellcome Trust summer vacation student in the labs of Alex Laude (Bioimaging Unit) and Jon Higgins, who won a Biomedical Sciences prize for his poster describing the project.
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CDB Interlab Meeting participants enjoyed a Christmas meal at As You Like It on December 6th.
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The "Science Uncovered" evening at the Great North Museum included an opportunity for the public to tour the Bioimaging Unit and find out about cell division from CDB member Diana Papini.
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Members of the CDB Group helped out with Cell Division Day during the "Meet the Scientist" event run by Newcastle University's Bio-Imaging Unit at the International Centre for Life
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Our first Cell Division Biology Symposium was a success and there was a consensus that we should make it a recurring event.
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Congratulations to Beccy Harris who received the highest marks in Biochemistry for her undergraduate project in Jon Higgins's lab, and won the Gus Lienhard Prize for Biochemistry for the highest overall mark on her degree course.
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A study from Mary Herbert's lab describing an improved procedure for pronuclear transfer to prevent mitochondrial disease is published in Nature.
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Josana Rodriguez's talk was well-received at the recent European Worm Meeting in Berlin.
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An exciting line up of external speakers for our first Cell Division Biology Symposium on July 4th has been finalised: Iain Cheeseman, Marie-Helene Verlhac, Nate Goehring and Julie Welburn.
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After the interlab meeting this week, some of the CDB group headed out for a Christmas lunch in town
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Daniel Wood, who carried out his project in Jun-Yong Huang’s lab, has won the MRes Student Prize for 2014/2015.
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This year's ICaMB Away Day is being held at the Tyneside Cinema. Diana Papini and Suzanne Madgwick will be speaking.
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Jane Endicott's lab, in collaboration with Prof Griffin and others at the NICR, have designed and tested the first selective irreversible inhibitor of Cdk2.
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Matthew Ratcliff from Owen Davies' lab wins the prize for the best MRes poster
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Vincentius Aji Jatikusumo wins the ICaMB prize for his undergraduate lab project carried out in Owen Davies' lab.
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Mary Herbert and collaborators have been awarded a major Horizon 2020 grant to study "The aging germ cell – biological pathways, risk factors and mechanisms underlying an increasing medical and socio-economic problem"
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Three CDB Group members will present at the upcoming EMBO Meiosis meeting in Oxford.
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Prof Jon Higgins has been awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Investigator Award.
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A delegation from the Life Sciences Institute (LSI) at Zhejiang University, China, visited in May 2015
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The British Meiosis Meeting was held in Newcastle from February 23-24th, organised by Mary Herbert, Owen Davies, Suzanne Madgwick, Raveen Sandher, Aïcha Metchat, and Mahdi Lamb.
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A new paper in Nature Communications from Jane Endicott's and Martin Noble's labs describes the first structure of the essential mitotic kinase Cdk1-Cyclin B, and its interaction with the regulator Cks1.
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CtIP tetramer assembly is required for DNA-end resection and repair
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Congratulations to Owen Davies, who has been made a Sir Henry Dale Fellow, funded by the Royal Society and the Wellcome Trust.
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Owen Davies' work leads to a new model for the structure of the synaptonemal complex that holds homologous chromosomes together in meiosis.
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Jon Higgins has received a reward to facilitate his move to Newcastle from the Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
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A collaborative study between the Higgins lab (Newcastle) and Fangwei Wang's lab at the LSI, Zhejiang University, China, shows how Polo-like kinase regulates Haspin in mitosis.
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Different activation states of a particular Cyclin-dependent kinase may differ from each other as much as different CDKs in the same activation state.
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