Tribbles Symposium Successfully Held in Virtual Format

So it was that  the long anticipated final deliverable of the TRAIN programme, an international symposium at which we’d planned to  showcase the work of all of the ESRs, succomed to the ravages of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak. Everyone had been looking forward to meeting up and celebrating the culmination of 3 years of hard…

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Cafe Scientifique; More Outreach Work by Chiara

 “Breaking the walls of the causes of cancer”   Café Scientifique is a place where the general public are able to meet scientists in an informal and relaxed environment. For a price of a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, anyone is welcome to attend and explore the latest ideas, curiosities and challenges…

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Ziyanda describes her non-academic placement at Anapath

One of the key features of the TRAIN PhD training programme was to offer all the ESRs an opportunity toundertake a non-academic placement in their final year so that they could experience a workplace that was related to but different from their day-to-day academic routine. Several of our ESRs have completed these short term placement…

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20 Questions, Graham Hughes, TRAIN Programme Manager

Next up to reveal all  in this increasingly occasional series is Graham, the TRAIN Programme Manager. Graham has the unenviable job of trying to keeping up with everything that is going on within the consortium, making sure that the rules are followed, workshops are organised and the problems solved. Here is some  insight into what makes him tick.

1) What is one thing you couldn’t live without?

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TRIB 1 In The News

TRAIN Coordinator and Lead PI, Endre Kiss Toth was recently featured on local TV and Radio talking about a recent article in Science Advances that focuses on the Tribbles protein TRIB 1 and its contribution to the development of cardiovascular disease. The collaborative study, which involved the University of Leicester and scientists from Hungary and…

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