Great line-up of speakers including Prize lectures by… Felicity Jones, Max Planck Institute, Germany (Balfour 2016) Duncan Odom, Cancer Research UK (Mary Lyon 2016) Ben Lehner, Center for Genomic Regulation, Spain (Balfour 2015) And invited talks by… Daniel Bauer, Harvard,
The detailed description of EmRibo-seq and the generalised version Endo-seq sequencing protocols have been published in Nature Protocols. Fine technical work led by Martin Reijns, a close collaboration between the Taylor and Jackson labs. doi: 10.1038/nprot.2015.099
We had the honour of hosting the Genetics Society Summer School Workshop 2015 at the IGMM in Edinburgh. As well as presenting the results of their Genetics Society Summer School projects (up to 8 weeks in a research lab over
Young RS, Hayashizaki Y, Andersson R, Sandelin A, Kawaji H, Itoh M, Lassmann T, Carninci P FANTOM Consortium, Bickmore WA, Forrest AR, Taylor MS. Genome Research 2015
Jo has successfully defended her thesis, well done Jo! Graduate #3 from the lab. After some searching we have found a photo of Jo tame-enough to go on the lab website.
Harriet has returned from her travels and passed her PhD viva. Graduate #2 from the lab and the first to submit her thesis. Well done Harriet.
The Lab has now taken up residence in the new Systems Medicine building at the IGMM. Great to be so centrally located at the heart of the IGMM with the bonus of great views over Edinburgh.
Martin transitioned from Programme Leader Track to Programme Leader. It’s like getting tenure in the US without the lifetime job security!
Very proud. First PhD student to graduate the Lab. Well done Sara. Sara is now working as a computational biologist in the lab of Jop Kind at the Hubrecht Institute (Netherlands).
A News & Views article by Sue Jinks-Robertson and Hannah Klein published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology today (doi:10.1038/nsmb.2981). This reviews our work on DNA replication associated mutagenesis (Reijns et al, Nature 2015) and the work of Tom Kunkel,