July 5th: As part of the Action Mesothelioma day, Carsten goes to Leeds for the JHMRF “meet the researcher day”.

July 3rd: Valentina’s Review submitted, fingers crossed for constructive reviewers.

June 28th: Hosting World Wide Cancer Research for a site visit, as part of our recent awarded funding from them.

June 26th: Summer tidy up in the lab and then off to “our own” local castle in Craigmillar for some late afternoon sun and exploration

June 20th: CIR Away Day, good mixing with the rest of department and keeping tap on all the stuff going on at the CIR. Also exciting updates on the new Institute for Regeneration and Repair (IRR), where we will all be moving into new laboratory space in early 2021

June 19th: Great news, we are CO-I’s on a successful SULSA Technology Seed Funding Grant, entitled “MesoTIRF: developing axial super-resolution microscopy across a 6 mm field of view”. We are looking forward to continue our collaboration with Professor Gail McConnell and her team.

June 10th: Valentina is soon finishing her PhD and is just back from her Italy job tour and has accepted a Post Doc in Turin! Congratulations Valentina!

May 28th: Richard has just accepted his job offer, and will be joining us in October as the lab’s first Post Doc! We are looking forward to working with you Richard!

May 27th: More good news, we just learned that our development application to the Jonathon Haw fund via the Kinross Trust was successful!

May 24th: Excellent news, our Special Interest group proposal for ASCB on “Cell Biology Meets the Hippo Pathway” has been successful. Funny thing, learned it via Twitter. I guess only fitting since the meeting is in DC, and at least some folks over there are fond of Twitter ;). Anyhow, stay tuned for exciting December meeting …

April 23rd: Omar’s review is now online!!

April 19th: Great news, Omar’s first publication reviewing the Hippo Pathway and prostate cancer is now accepted for the special issue on Disease and the Hippo Pathway: Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms. Waiting for the proofs, well done Omar!

April 5th:
Siyang presents his poster on his work so far as part of his Masters. Project and poster well received and good feedback! Well done Siyang!

March 19th: PostDoc opening advert now up. Come join us! Deadline April 22nd. See Job Advert.

March 19th: Omar presses the submit button for the first time in his career. Topical review for the Special Issue on the Hippo Pathway. Here is to hoping for constructive reviewers!

March 7th: Excellent news, Susanna has decided she wants to stay with us for her PhD! Exciting and fun collaborative fish project with Dr Yi Feng. Wellcome Trust funded student ship.

Jan 21st: Paper now in current version of Current Biology.

Jan 7th: We welcome Susanna Riley to our team. Susanna starts her rotation in the lab, she is a Wellcome Trust Repair Student.

Happy New Year! Welcome 2019, lets hope it is going to be fun and productive!

Dec 27th: Our paper is out at Current Biology! Congratulations to 3rd year PhD student Valentina Rausch. s://

Dec 14th: Our methods protocol book chapter is online and also first peak at the whole book. Looks overall like an excellent assembly of well described protocols. But not cheap!

Dec 11th: Festive celebrations at the Sheep Heid Inn, also celebrating the arrival of our proofs for the upcoming first paper from the lab: Topic: Caveolae and the Hippo Pathway

Nov 9th: Valentina is giving her 2nd year Research In Progress talk.  Good timing as our paper is “in principle accepted”, more to follow, stay tuned!

Nov 7th: MRC Precision Medicine DTP PhD studentship advertised, Join us:

Nov 1st: Great news, lab receives flexible top up funds from the MRC for PhD student Jiwon Park, precision medicine DTP project

Oct 2018: Excellent news from the MRC. Our good colleagues at the Vermeren lab (CIR) gets awarded a MRC project grant. We are pleased and very excited to be involved in this promising project (Dr Hansen is Co-I on this grant).

Oct 2018: New webpage launch, designed by PhD student Omar Salem!

Oct 2018: East Bio Student ship advertised, join us:–-revealing-fundamental-insights-cellular-aging-process