We are delighted to be part of a fantastic Alzheimer’s Society-funded PhD studentship in the lab of Dr Jenni Harvey at the University of Dundee. The 3 year studentship is entitled Investigations into the neuroprotective actions of leptin in models of tau-related synaptic dysfunction. For more information click this link: Advert for AS PhD
We are delighted to announce that we have al project available in the current SPRINT-MNS/ MS round. The projects are sponsored by the Chief Scientists Office and funding includes a standard non-clinical stipend, UK/EU fees and an allowance for consumables and travel. Our project is entitled ‘Ghrelin-based therapies for ALS – understanding mechanisms of action’ and is co-hosted by our long-term collaborator Dr Jenni Harvey at the University of Dundee. For more information, potential applicants are encouraged to visit the SPRINT website, or email Gayle directly (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We had a lovely day over in Dundee at SNG where Ying gave an excellent DataBlitz talk ‘advertising’ her poster in just one minute and one slide. Well done, Ying and thank you to the organisers for a fabulous day. Take a look at Ying’s slide by following the link below
Ying Chengs data blitz
I am delighted to announce that the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance will be funding our project: Receptor interactions of bioactive leptin fragments – a promising therapeutic lead for dementia. This exciting work will be carried out in collaboration with Drs Rebecca Goss and Cristina Pubill Ulldemolins at the School of Chemistry here in St Andrews and Dr Jenni Harvey at the University of Dundee. Thank you very much to SULSA for their support.
Join us for a week of artistic and creative activities for the whole community
An unusually quiet day on Friday as very few staff and students made it through the snow. However, there were a couple of new characters hanging around the quad…
We are offering an exciting project, together with the lab of Professor Frank Gunn-Moore looking at how neurons differentiate and also at model of neuronal ageing. Check out http://www.eastscotbiodtp.ac.uk/making-and-maintaining-neuron-towards-better-understanding-neuronal-differentiation-and-ageing.
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Fantastic news that over 100 people came along and engaged with our activities at explorathon. We were there with our Big Brain Box (www.bcubed.org.uk) and a huge thank you goes out to Emily for organising everything and to all of our helpers for making the night such a fabulous success. More photos in the picture gallery tab!
Come along to MUSA on The Scores, St Andrews to meet us as part of Explorathon 2017. The Big Brain Box will be discussing research-led findings on Healthy Living – Healthy Brain using fun games and activities. Look forward to seeing everyone there!