Lab of the Month

  • Cancer Research UK, Manchester Institute

    Cancer Research UK, Manchester Institute

    Steve Bagley is the Head of Imaging & Cytometry at the Cancer Research UK, Manchester Institute, The University of Manchester. The Imaging and Cytometry Facility’s remit is to provide state of the art tools for both the fundamental and translational study of cancer (from molecular interactions in primary cells through...
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  • Research Group of Laurent Kodjabachian

    Research Group of Laurent Kodjabachian

    Laurent Kodjabachian‘s team at the Institute of Developmental Biology in Marseille Luminy (IBDML), France, is investigating the molecular and cellular mechanisms of early embryonic development. The team have recently been focusing on the epidermis of the Xenopus laevis frog embryo, which consists of a mucociliary epithelium similar to that which...
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  • Research Group of Professor Takeshi Omasa, University of Tokushima

    Research Group of Professor Takeshi Omasa, University of Tokushima

    Takeshi Omasa is a Professor within the Institute of Science and Technology at the University of Tokushima in Japan, and a guest Professor at Osaka University, Japan. For more than 25 years, his research interests have been in the fields of biochemical engineering and cell, tissue and organ engineering. Professor...
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  • Research Group of Dr. Chris Bakal, Institute of Cancer Research

    Research Group of Dr. Chris Bakal, Institute of Cancer Research

    Dr. Chris Bakal is a Team Leader at the Chester Beatty Laboratories within the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) in London, UK. The Bakal laboratory studies the signaling networks that control cell and organelle shape in the context of health and disease. To explore these networks, the group...
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  • Small University Research Facilities (SuRF)

    Small University Research Facilities (SuRF)

    Mike Millar is a Biomedical Scientist and a founding member of the Small University Research Facilities (SuRF) at the Queen’s Medical Research Institute (QMRI), University of Edinburgh. The QMRI brings together world-class clinical research centres which address a range of diseases at the most fundamental cellular level. SuRF...
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  • 100th Opera System Installed at the National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing

    100th Opera System Installed at the National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing

    The National Institute of Biological Sciences (NIBS), Beijing, recently became the owners of the 100th Opera® High Content Screening System to be installed across the globe. Founded in 2003 as part of a strategic government initiative to advance the frontiers of basic life science research in China, NIBS...
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  • Developmental Biology Group at Bowdoin College

    Developmental Biology Group at Bowdoin College

    Professor William Jackman’s Developmental Biology Group at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, is investigating the genetic control of vertebrate embryonic tooth development (odontogenesis). In particular, they are interested in how cell-cell signaling controls cellular behaviours such as proliferation, migration, and apoptosis, during tooth organogenesis. A variety of fish...
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  • Dr. Béla Molnár, Semmelweis University & 3DHISTECH

    Dr. Béla Molnár, Semmelweis University & 3DHISTECH

    Dr. Béla Molnár is an award-winning Physician at Semmelweis University’s 2nd Department of Internal Medicine in Hungary, where he specialises in gastroenterology and colorectal cancer. As well as a proven track record in research, Béla is also a pioneer in the field of digital pathology and is widely...
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  • Dr. Brian Cummings and Dr. Aileen Anderson, Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, UC Irvine

    Dr. Brian Cummings and Dr. Aileen Anderson, Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, UC Irvine

    Scientists at the Sue and Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center, University of California Irvine, are world leaders in the application of stem cells to treat debilitating spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries (neurotrauma) as well as CNS diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s. Other areas of research...
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  • Research Group of Dr. Giovanna Lalli, King’s College London

    Research Group of Dr. Giovanna Lalli, King’s College London

    Dr. Giovanna Lalli is a Lecturer in Molecular Neurobiology at the Wolfson Centre for Age-Related Diseases, King’s College London. Giovanna's research team is interested in the cytoskeletal and signalling mechanisms that regulate stem cell-derived neural progenitor migration and differentiation. As part of their research, the group regularly use the ...
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  • European ScreeningPort: Academic Screening in an Industrial Environment

    European ScreeningPort: Academic Screening in an Industrial Environment

    The European ScreeningPort (ESP) is a public-private partnership which works for academic institutions to create and operate drug discovery programs that address novel therapeutic targets. The key competency of the ESP lies in early stage (target-to-lead) small molecule discovery, using a screening approach. The aim of the facility is to accelerate...
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  • Research Group of Professor Jeremy Simpson, University College Dublin (UCD)

    Research Group of Professor Jeremy Simpson, University College Dublin (UCD)

    Jeremy Simpson is a Professor of Cell Biology at University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, and a Fellow of the Conway Institute of Biomolecular and Biomedical Research at UCD. His research interests are the organisation and regulation of eukaryotic membrane traffic pathways. Jeremy is also responsible for the UCD Cell Screening...
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  • Research Group of Professor Phil Pellett, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Michigan

    Research Group of Professor Phil Pellett, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Michigan

    Professor Phil Pellett leads a research team within the Department of Immunology and Microbiology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. The group is investigating the molecular biology of herpesviruses and is involved with both basic research and clinically oriented translational research which aims to improve...
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  • Research Group of Professor Per-Olof Berggren, University of Miami and the Karolinska Institute

    Research Group of Professor Per-Olof Berggren, University of Miami and the Karolinska Institute

    Professor Per-Olof Berggren leads research teams within the Diabetes Research Institute (DRI) at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and the Rolf Luft Research Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Berggren’s research groups are interested in the physiology and immunobiology of...
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  • Research Group of Dr. Jean-Marie Botto, ISP Vincience™

    Research Group of Dr. Jean-Marie Botto, ISP Vincience™

    The ISP Vincience™, situated in Sophia-Antipolis, France, is part of the International Speciality Products (ISP) group and is directed by Dr. Nouha Domloge. The facility has more than 40 scientists and mostly contains the Skin and Hair Research Centre. Dr. Jean-Marie Botto has been involved with research at ISP...
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  • Research Group of Dr. Mark Petronczki, Cancer Research UK

    Research Group of Dr. Mark Petronczki, Cancer Research UK

    Dr. Mark Petronczki is Group Leader of the Cell Division & Aneuploidy Laboratory at the Clare Hall Laboratories, Cancer Research UK (London Research Institute). The group uses Volocity® 3D Image Analysis Software to help identify the molecular mechanisms that regulate cell division in mammalian cells. Dr. Petronczki obtained his Ph.D....
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  • The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK

    The Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, Glasgow, UK

    In recent years, RNAi has become an increasingly powerful research tool and the introduction of siRNA screening libraries, targeted at the genomes of different species, has allowed real insight into previously unknown interactions. The RNAi Screening Facility at the Beatson Institute for Cancer Research in Glasgow, UK, aims to facilitate...
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  • Research Group of Professor Francis Barr, University of Liverpool and Cancer Research UK

    Research Group of Professor Francis Barr, University of Liverpool and Cancer Research UK

    Professor Francis Barr is the North West Cancer Research Chair of Molecular Oncology at the University of Liverpool and leads a research group based at the Cancer Research UK Centre. Researchers in Francis's lab are investigating the...
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  • The Screening Technology Platforms Group of Dr. Jonathan Cechetto, Institut Pasteur Korea

    The Screening Technology Platforms Group of Dr. Jonathan Cechetto, Institut Pasteur Korea

    The Institut Pasteur Korea (IP-Korea) in Pangyo, Korea, is a translational research institute that uses a technology-based approach for small molecule therapeutic development.  Inaugurated in 2004, IP-Korea is a member of the prestigious Institut Pasteur International Network, and is supported by funding from the...
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  • Dr. Parazzoli’s Imaging Group at the IFOM-IEO campus

    Dr. Parazzoli’s Imaging Group at the IFOM-IEO campus

    The IFOM-IEO Campus is a biomedical research centre, created by the joint efforts of the FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation (IFOM) and the Department of Experimental Oncology of the European Institute of Oncology (IEO), which...
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  • Research group of Dr. Walther Mothes, Yale University School of Medicine

    Research group of Dr. Walther Mothes, Yale University School of Medicine

    Dr. Walther Mothes, PhD is an Associate Professor within the Section of Microbial Pathogenesis at Yale University School of Medicine, Connecticut, US. Research within the Mothes laboratory is focused on the cellular biological aspects of retroviral replication. Prior to joining Yale University in 2001, Walther was a...
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  • Neuroscience research group; Dr. Rainer Glass, PhD and Dr. Michael Synowitz, MD

    Neuroscience research group; Dr. Rainer Glass, PhD and Dr. Michael Synowitz, MD

    Dr. Rainer Glass, PhD and Dr. Michael Synowitz, MD are members of the Cellular Neuroscience research group of Professor Dr. Helmut Kettenmann at the Max Delbrück Center (MDC) for Molecular Medicine in Berlin, Germany. Rainer Glass works as a Biologist at the MDC and Michael Synowitz as...
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  • Research Group of Professor Thomas Cremer, Ludwig-Maximilians-University

    Research Group of Professor Thomas Cremer, Ludwig-Maximilians-University

    Thomas Cremer is Professor of Human Genetics and Anthropology within the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) in Munich, Germany. Research within the Cremer laboratory is focused on Molecular Cytogenetics and 3D/4D analyses of nuclear structure using confocal microscopy and live cell imaging. Researchers also use three-dimensional Fluorescence in...
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  • The Opera High Content Screening Group at Symphogen A/S

    The Opera High Content Screening Group at Symphogen A/S

    Symphogen is a Danish-based biotech company focused on developing new antibody therapeutics against infectious disease and cancer by combining two or more recombinant antibodies in their drugs leads. The Opera User Group at Symphogen is responsible for conducting primary screening and characterization of antibody leads...
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  • Research group of Professor Streuli, University of Manchester

    Research group of Professor Streuli, University of Manchester

    Professor Charles Streuli leads a research group within the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Manchester, UK. Charles’s group was established in 1992 to elucidate the molecular basis of how integrin-mediated adhesion regulates epithelial cell fate. Charles was appointed Professor of Cell Biology ...
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  • Professor Grohovaz at the ALEMBIC, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan

    Professor Grohovaz at the ALEMBIC, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan

    The discovery and development of fluorescent proteins such as GFP has revolutionized the use of microscopy in life science, creating new opportunities for the study of live cells as well as whole organisms. The visualization of protein localization and dynamics has been greatly accelerated by the...
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  • Research group of Dr. Kazuto Masamoto, University of Electro-Communications (UEC) in Tokyo, Japan

    Research group of Dr. Kazuto Masamoto, University of Electro-Communications (UEC) in Tokyo, Japan

    Dr. Kazuto Masamoto is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Science and Engineering at the University of Electro-Communications (UEC) in Tokyo, Japan. Dr. Masamoto’s research interests include cerebral microcirculation, oxygen transport and functional brain imaging. Dr. Masamoto obtained his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering...
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  • Research group of Professor Peter Cullen

    Research group of Professor Peter Cullen

    Professor Peter Cullen is a Principal Investigator in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Bristol, UK. Research in the Cullen Lab is focused on endocytosis, and in particular, a family of proteins called the sorting nexins (SNX’s). The endosomal network of cells is organised...
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  • Scientific Support Services, University College London

    Scientific Support Services, University College London

    Tomas Adejumo is the Flow Cytometry and Confocal Microscopy Manager in the Scientific Support Services group at the Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research and the Cancer Institute, at University College London (UCL). Tomas obtained his degree in Biochemistry at Queen Mary...
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  • Research group of Professor Wolfgang Weninger

    Research group of Professor Wolfgang Weninger

    Professor Wolfgang Weninger is the Raymond E. Purves Professor of Dermatology at the University of Sydney, Australia. He also heads the Immune Imaging Program at The Centenary Institute. This institute was created in 1982 to mark the centenaries of the University of Sydney Medical School and the...
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  • Research group of Professor Susan Strome

    Research group of Professor Susan Strome

    Professor Susan Strome leads a team based in the Department of Molecular Cell and Developmental (MCD) Biology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. The Strome lab studies the regulation of germ cell development in C. elegans, particularly the role of germline-specific cytoplasmic P granules. They also...
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  • Research group of Dr. Kentaro Nabeshima

    Research group of Dr. Kentaro Nabeshima

    Dr. Kentaro Nabeshima is an assistant professor in the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Michigan. Kentaro has long been fascinated with the beauty of chromosome structure and dynamics. As a graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Mitsuhiro Yanagida at Kyoto...
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  • Research group of Dr. Alicia Hidalgo

    Research group of Dr. Alicia Hidalgo

    Dr. Alicia Hidalgo is a senior lecturer and research group leader in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham. The Hidalgo lab is interested in the genetic, cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie the formation of the nervous system, in particular its developmental plasticity,...
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  • Research group of Professor Peter Croucher

    Research group of Professor Peter Croucher

    Peter Croucher is Professor of Bone Biology and Head of Human Metabolism at the University of Sheffield, UK. After completing post-doctoral training in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cambridge and later in the Department of Human Metabolism and Clinical Biochemistry at the University...
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  • Research group of Professor Martin Aepfelbacher

    Research group of Professor Martin Aepfelbacher

    Prof. Dr. Martin Aepfelbacher is the director of the Institute for Medical Microbiology, Virology and Hygiene at the University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, currently one of the most modern hospitals in Europe (opened in February 2009). Research in the Aepfelbacher lab focuses on the cellular microbiology of the...
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  • Research Group of Dr. Elison Blancaflor

    Research Group of Dr. Elison Blancaflor

    Dr. Elison Blancaflor is an associate professor at the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation in Oklahoma, USA. The primary research goal of the Blancaflor lab is to understand plant function at the cellular level. They are interested in the mechanisms by which plants sense changes in...
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  • Research Group of Dr Michael Barresi, Smith College, Northampton, MA

    Research Group of Dr Michael Barresi, Smith College, Northampton, MA

    Dr. Michael Barresi is an assistant professor in the department of Biological Science at Smith College, Northampton, MA. Research in the Barresi lab is focused on how glial cells help wire the nervous system in the embryonic zebrafish brain. They discovered that astroglial cells provide a...
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  • Research group of Dr Angus McQuibban

    Research group of Dr Angus McQuibban

    Dr Angus McQuibban is a principal investigator in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Toronto. Research in the McQuibban lab focuses on the molecular mechanisms of mitochondrial membrane dynamics and their relation to cell function. Angus studied his M.Sc. with Peter Lewis at the University of Toronto and...
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  • Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics

    Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics

    Dr Brian Stramer is a research scientist at the Randall Division of Cell and Molecular Biophysics at Kings College London. The Randall Division of Cell& Molecular Biophysics continues the tradition of biophysics at King's established by Sir John Randall, which produced the famous studies of the...
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  • The pathogen imaging facility at the University of Edinburgh

    The pathogen imaging facility at the University of Edinburgh

    This month’s featured research group is The Pathogen Imaging Facility at the Institute of Immunology and Infection at the University of Edinburgh. This is a recently established research facility aimed at addressing basic questions in parasite cell biology and the interactions of pathogens with host cells. Researchers throughout the Institute...
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  • Research Group of Dr Marc-Jan Gubbels, Boston College, Massachusetts

    Research Group of Dr Marc-Jan Gubbels, Boston College, Massachusetts

    Dr Marc-Jan Gubbels is Assistant Professor at Boston College Massachusetts. Marc-Jan and his team is developing forward, reverse and functional genetic tools using enzymatic as well as fluorescent protein reporter assays, in combination with cell sorting and fluorescence microscopy, to learn more about the parasite’s cell biology. Dr Marc-Jan Gubbels...
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  • The Scripps Research Institute

    The Scripps Research Institute

    The Scripps Research Institute is one of the largest, private, non-profit research organizations in the USA. The institute has always stood at the forefront of basic biomedical science, a vital segment of medical research that seeks to comprehend the most fundamental processes of life. In just five decades the Institute...
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  • Imaging and Cytometry Laboratory, Department of Biology, University of York.

    Imaging and Cytometry Laboratory, Department of Biology, University of York.

    The Imaging and Cytometry Laboratory houses a comprehensive suite of microscopy and cytometry equipment and provides research support and training to a wide range of people from both the university and external organisations. The Imaging and Cytometry Laboratory was founded as part of the Technology Facility, which itself is...
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  • Research program at the University of Strathclyde Centre for Biophotonics

    Research program at the University of Strathclyde Centre for Biophotonics

    The research program at the University of Strathclyde Centre for Biophotonics is focused on the understanding of physiological and disease processes at a cellular level. In this type of research many technical difficulties can arise, especially when trying to understand the cell behaviour as it might occur in the...
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  • Research Group of Professor Hadley Wilson Horch, Bowdoin College, Maine

    Research Group of Professor Hadley Wilson Horch, Bowdoin College, Maine

    Professor Hadley Wilson Horch is the Assistant Professor of Biology and Neuroscience at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Hadley’s research group focuses on the understanding of the molecular control of dendritic growth and plasticity. Neuronal injuries induce profound changes in axons, dendrites, and synapses that usually lead to a devastating loss...
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  • Research Group of Dr Christine M. Gall, University of California, Irvine

    Research Group of Dr Christine M. Gall, University of California, Irvine

    Dr Christine M. Gall is a Professor at the University of California, Irvine. She is on the faculty of the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology and the Department of Neurobiology & Behavior. Dr Gall is also a member and an officer of the Society for Neuroscience . Christine’s Lab focuses its...
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  • Research Group of Professor Duane Compton

    Research Group of Professor Duane Compton

    Professor Duane Compton is a Principal Investigator at Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, USA. His research group combines biochemical and cell biological techniques to understand how chromosome movement is generated during cell division in human cells. They want to understand the mechanisms that contribute to the orderly...
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  • Research Group of Professor Lorraine Young, University of Nottingham

    Research Group of Professor Lorraine Young, University of Nottingham

    Professor Lorraine Young is Director of the newly formed Wolfson Centre of Stem Cells, Tissue Engineering and Modelling (STEM) at the University of Nottingham. Her work on the epigenetic remodelling of sperm and oocytes into the preimplantation embryo has led to an interest in human embryonic stem cells as a...
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  • Research Group of Dr Dale W. Laird, University of Western Ontario

    Research Group of Dr Dale W. Laird, University of Western Ontario

    Dale W. Laird is a Professor in the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of Western Ontario. His laboratory studies the connexin family of gap junction proteins and, more recently, a related set of proteins called pannexins. Dale's research interests encompass...
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  • Research Group of Dr Mickey Marks, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    Research Group of Dr Mickey Marks, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

    Mickey Marks is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine and the Chair of the Graduate program in Cell Biology and Physiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Mickey’s laboratory is interested in understanding how proteins are delivered to endosomal compartments within cells...
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  • Research Group of Dr John Runions, Oxford Brookes University

    Research Group of Dr John Runions, Oxford Brookes University

    Dr John Runions is a Research Fellow in Cell and Molecular Biology in the School of Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University. He is a plant cell biologist and microscopist who works in close association with the Plant Endomembrane group of Professor Chris Hawes. John has a particular...
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  • Research Group of Dr Doug Muench, University of Calgary

    Research Group of Dr Doug Muench, University of Calgary

    Doug Muench is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Calgary . His research group is interested in subcellular mRNA localization in plant cells. One area of interest is determining how mRNAs and organelles, such as peroxisomes, interact with the cytoskeleton...
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  • Research Group of Dr Marina Mione, Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation

    Research Group of Dr Marina Mione, Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation

    Dr Marina Mione is the leader of the Zebrafish group at the IFOM Fondazione Istituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare (The FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation) in Milan . Her group use zebrafish to investigate the mechanisms and molecules involved in the control of cell migration. Studying cell migration...
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  • Research Group of Dr Boris Striepen, University of Georgia

    Research Group of Dr Boris Striepen, University of Georgia

    Boris Striepen is an Associate Professor in the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases & Department of Cellular Biology at the University of Georgia. His group is interested in the cell and molecular biology of protozoan parasites that cause severe opportunistic infections in AIDS patients. In particular they are...
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  • Research Group of Dr Paul Thomas, University of East Anglia

    Research Group of Dr Paul Thomas, University of East Anglia

    Dr Paul Thomas is a member of the School of Biological Sciences at the University of East Anglia , in Norwich , England. He is primarily interested in the mechanisms by which proteins and peptides are released from cells during regulated secretion. Many cell types synthesize secretory products and...
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  • Research Group of Dr David Traver, University of California

    Research Group of Dr David Traver, University of California

    David Traver is an assistant professor in the Division of Biology at the University of California, San Diego. His research team is focused on utilizing zebrafish to gain new insights into the biology of hematopoietic stem cells. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) exist as rare populations within blood-forming tissues that both self-renew...
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  • Research group of Dr. Nipam Patel, University of California, Berkeley

    Research group of Dr. Nipam Patel, University of California, Berkeley

    Nipam Patel is a professor in the Departments of Integrative Biology and Molecular Cell Biology at the University of California, Berkeley and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His laboratory is interested in the evolution of development, primarily in arthropods. Over the past two...
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  • Research Group of Dr William Russin, Northwestern University

    Research Group of Dr William Russin, Northwestern University

    William Russin is a research assistant professor in the Department of Neurobiology and Physiology at Northwestern University. Dr. Russin has over 20 years of experience doing biological research using a wide variety of imaging techniques. Bill has taught microscopy and digital imaging courses at both the University of Wisconsin-Madison and...
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  • Research Group of Dr Marilyn Resh, Sloan Kettering Institute

    Research Group of Dr Marilyn Resh, Sloan Kettering Institute

    Marilyn Resh is a member of the Cell Biology Program at the Sloan Kettering Institute, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The goal of her laboratory's research is to understand how fatty acylation influences the structure and function of membrane-bound signaling proteins, which regulate a number of cellular activities, such as intracellular...
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  • Research Group of Dr Ahna Skop, University of Wisconsin

    Research Group of Dr Ahna Skop, University of Wisconsin

    Ahna Skop is assistant professor in the Department of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Ahna, who is an accomplished artist in addition to being a scientist, has always encouraged her colleagues to see the beauty in biology. Her research team is focused on learning the secrets of cell...
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  • Research Group of Dr Gerard Apodaca, University of Pittsburgh

    Research Group of Dr Gerard Apodaca, University of Pittsburgh

    Dr Gerard Apodaca is an associate Professor of Medicine in the departments of Medicine and Cell Biology and Physiology at the University of Pittsburgh. Gerard’s research group studies membrane traffic in the specialized epithelial cells that line the nephrons of the kidney and the inner surface of the bladder. All...
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  • Research Group of Dr Carl-Philipp Heisenberg, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology

    Research Group of Dr Carl-Philipp Heisenberg, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology

    Dr Carl-Philipp Heisenberg is a research group leader at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Dresden. His team of 11 researchers is working on the molecular and cellular mechanisms of zebrafish gastrulation movements. Gastrulation is a complex and coordinated series of cellular movements that...
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  • Research Group of Professor Steve Wilson, University College London

    Research Group of Professor Steve Wilson, University College London

    Professor Steve Wilson is a member of the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology at University College London. Steve’s research group is working towards understanding the mechanisms that underlie patterning of the vertebrate forebrain, using the zebrafish as a model organism. The Wilson group is working on several...
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  • Research Group of Dr Liza Pon, Columbia University

    Research Group of Dr Liza Pon, Columbia University

    Dr Liza Pon is a member of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at Columbia University Medical Center. Liza leads a team of researchers who are working towards a better understanding of cytoskeletal dynamics and function in budding yeast. The group is focused on two specific...
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  • Research Group of Professor Jim Smith, University of Cambridge

    Research Group of Professor Jim Smith, University of Cambridge

    Professor Jim Smith is Chairman of the Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute at the University of Cambridge. Jim heads a group of scientists who study mesoderm formation during vertebrate embryogenesis, concentrating particularly on amphibian development. The team uses Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis to study mesoderm-inducing signals such as the...
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  • Research group of Dr Jackie Vogel, McGill University

    Research group of Dr Jackie Vogel, McGill University

    Dr Vogel is Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology at McGill University and is a CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) New Investigator. As a member of the Developmental Biology Research Initiative (DBRI), Dr Vogel is developing facilities for low light 6D imaging of living cells and in vivo...
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  • Research Group of Professor Ian Macara, University of Virginia

    Research Group of Professor Ian Macara, University of Virginia

    Ian Macara is Professor of Microbiology at the University of Virginia, Center for Cell Signaling. He has recently been made the Director of the Advanced Microscopy Facility which serves many departments at the University. In addition he leads a team of scientists researching the molecular basis of cell...
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  • Research Group of Dr David Stephens, University of Bristol

    Research Group of Dr David Stephens, University of Bristol

    Dr David Stephens heads a team in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Bristol in England. The lab specializes in the analysis of membrane traffic in mammalian cells using advanced light microscopy techniques and in particular, the analysis of living cells. The long term aims of David’s work...
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