Institute News

The latest news about the Institute, current and former Fellows.

Former Lister Fellow Michael Eddleston publishes in the Lancet

In parts of rural Asia self-poisoning using agricultural pesticides is a serious issue. It has been estimated that up to 89% of all suicides from pesticide self-poisoning worldwide occur in the Asian and Western Pacific regions, and pesticide ingestion is recognised...

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Lister Fellow Published in Nature Neuroscience

We are pleased to announce that a Lister Institute research prize fellow Professor Sherif El-Khamisy has led a paper that was recently published in the prestigious Nature Neuroscience. The article, entitled C9orf72 expansion disrupts ATM-mediated chromosomal break...

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Research Prizes

Application forms and full instructions on how to apply for the 2018 Lister Institute Research Prizes are now available to be downloaded from this site.  Click on "Research Prizes" and follow the instructions there.

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Colin Watts Joins Scientific Advisory Commitee

Colin Watts is in the Division of Cell Signalling & Immunology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee. He studied Biochemistry at the University of Bristol and did his PhD at the University of Sussex before postdoctoral periods at the University of...

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Corinne Houart Joins Scientific Advisory Committee

Professor Corinne Houart Professor Houart completed her undergraduate and PhD studies at the University of Brussels where she studied hepatic gene regulation in development and cancer. She moved to work in developmental neurobiology during her postdoctoral training in...

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Cyrus Cooper Joins Scientific Advisory Committee

Professor Cooper is currently Professor of Rheumatology and Director of the MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit; Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton; and Professor of Epidemiology at the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology...

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Lister Research Prizes

Application forms and information on how to apply for the 2018 Lister Institute Research Prizes are now available from this site.  Click on "Research Prizes" on the drop down menu on the home page and follow the instructions.  

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Professor Wendy Bickmore joins Governing Body

Wendy Bickmore is Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit, part of the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh.  After an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Oxford, she obtained her PhD at Edinburgh University.  During...

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Professor Nia Bryant moves to York

Currently at the University of Glasgow Lister Institute Prize Fellow Professor Nia Bryant has been promoted to Chair of Cell Biology at the University of York.  She will take up her new post at the beginning of...

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