Swapna’s Secondment in Sheffield

Three secondees in Sheffield at the same time. A short account by Swapna (ESR7) of her successful short secondment to Sheffield in December 2018. For my secondment, I had the chance to work with Prof. Endre Kiss-Toth´s group in Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease at Sheffield University. In three weeks I was able…

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20 Questions: Laura Martinez Campesino and Heather Wilson

The TRAIN programme has recently passed its mid-term review and it is fair to say that all members of the consortium are now well established in their roles and working hard on achieving the scientific outcomes we hope will emerge from the work. The ESRs are developing as scientists and there are some great collaborations…

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Yodit’s report on her secondment in Sheffield

It has been an excellent opportunity to conduct my secondment for PhD programme in Dr Ian Sudbery’s group in the Department of Molecular Biology and Bioengineering, University of Sheffield. I have had a keen interest to expand my experience in Bioinformatics and this secondment allowed me to learn RNA-Sequencing analysis that went hand in hand…

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Chiara at the 2nd Midlands Noncoding RNA seminar

On 27th September 2018, QIAGEN Representatives (formerly Exiqon) organized a second Midlands noncoding-RNA seminar which was hosted by the Aston University (Birmingham). I was invited to give a talk about my project and once again, it was a fantastic opportunity to meet other scientists working on my research area. I was the only PhD student…

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