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NUSCU Research Day
David Shaw Lecture Theatre
26 April 2017, 12.00-17.00

A half-day event showcasing the research being funded by the Newcastle University Single Cell Unit awards.

Join us at our Research Day where we will be showcasing the projects funded by the 2016 and 2017 calls. There will be refreshments and networking in the breakout space from 12.00-13.00, followed by the main programme which will include short presentations on each of the successful projects, as well as a keynote speaker.

Programme (Download Programme)


Refreshments and Networking


Deb Henderson
Welcome and Opening Remarks

2016 Award Recipients


Chair: Jon Coxhead

Rebecca Payne
Helios vs. Flow for analysis of Innate Lymphoid Cells

Kamilla Mahkamova
Characterisation of ERĪ± breast cancer stem cells enriched by hypoxia

Joseph Collin
Investigating the transcriptional profile of emerging photoreceptors


Chair: Simon Cockell

Julie Irving
Analysis of minimal residual disease in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia by mass cytometry

Felicity May
Molecular analyses of single trastuzumab-resistant circulating tumour cells

Martina Finetti
Single cells sequencing in paediatric brain tumours: paving the way for personalized medicine


NUSCU internal award briefing and Q&A

14.55 NUSCU Talk

Muzz Haniffa
Single-cell RNA-sequencing reveals new populations of human blood mononuclear phagocytes

2017 Award Recipients


Chair: Andy Filby

Brendan Payne
Mitochondrial DNA and T-cell senescence in HIV infection

Olivier Gouvaere
Transcriptome analysis of ballooned hepatocytes in patients with non-alcoholic liver disease

Helen Tuppen
Development of single muscle fibre mRNA-Seq to understand molecular mechanisms underlying mitochondrial disease


Chair: Peter Banks

Caroline Wilson
Mapping the heterogeneity of circulating neutrophils in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Simon Bamforth
Transcriptome cell mapping during aortic arch artery development

Venetia Bigley
Deep phenotyping of the human dendritic cell developmental pathway in health and disease, using mass cytometry (CyTOF)


Muzz Haniffa Closing Remarks

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