Movember – Did you know that……

TRAIN ESR Ziyanda Shologu has written a short piece for the CIC-UBI Health Sciences Research Center on the problem of the worldwide obesity epidemic. It is on their Facebook Page A translation for those who cannot read Portugese!!   #Movember #Prostatecancer #obesity #Didyouknowthat Did you know that obesity has become a worldwide epidemic? In 2016, the…

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Second Training Workshop, Madrid

  The whole TRAIN consortium got together for its second Training Workshop between 07 and 10 October, hosted by Universidad Complutense Madrid (UCM). The four days of intensive study gave the ESRs their first opportunity to present the progress they had made on their individual projects to the full supervisory team, and to discuss results,…

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Exiqon: non-Coding RNA seminar

On September the 14th, the University of Nottingham hosted a non-coding RNA seminar, organized by Exiqon, a Danish company developing advanced tools for RNA and miRNAs based research. I have been in touch with Exiqon since starting my PhD. They organized this seminar with the purpose of building a non-Coding RNA Network in the UK.…

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Secondment; Sheffield to Barcelona

  I was very pleased to have the opportunity to undertake a research period in Barcelona at the SME beneficiary, Intelligent Pharma, where I spent two months carrying out several computational analyses needed to develop my PhD project. It was an intense and exciting experience as well as my first time in a “non-academic” environment.…

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London/Sheffield Meeting

On 23rd May, UK-based PIs and ESRs reunited at the QMUL for an informal ESRs progress meeting. Miriam, Dominika, Laura, Taewoo and I presented some slides about our project aims together with what we have done so far. It was really interesting and useful for all of us. Miriam did the first talk in which…

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