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BBSRC-SFI award to Lahue Lab

Congratulations are due to Bob Lahue on his recently awarded BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council UK) – Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) joint research grant. This award comes with funding of almost €700,000 between NUI Galway and the University

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Congratulations to the Frank Lab for their imminent publication: Flici H, Schnitzler CE, Millane RC, Govinden G, Houlihan A, Boomkamp SD, Shen S, Baxevanis AD, Frank U (2017). An evolutionarily conserved SoxB-Hdac2 crosstalk regulates neurogenesis in a cnidarian. Cell Reports

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Congratulation to Anne-Marie Flanagan and other members of the Morrison lab for their recent publication in Molecular Biology of the Cell (Flanagan et al. (2017) Centriole splitting caused by loss of the centrosomal linker protein C-NAP1 reduces centriolar satellite density

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Press release – Lowndes’ Open Biology paper in RTE news

see here for press release in relation to A role for the p53 tumour suppressor in regulating the balance between homologous recombination and non-homologous end joining. Moureau S, Luessing J, Harte EC, Voisin M, Lowndes NF. Open Biol. 2016 Sep;6(9).

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Well done to the Lowndes Lab for their recent publication! A role for the p53 tumour suppressor in regulating the balance between homologous recombination and non-homologous end joining. Moureau S, Luessing J, Harte EC, Voisin M, Lowndes NF. Open Biol.

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A recent review by Brian McStay in Genes and Development entitled “Nucleolar organizer regions: genomic ‘dark matter’ requiring illumination” managed to get on the journal cover. (click image to enlarge)

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Well done to former postdoc Yanfang Ye and current research assistant Lucy Kirkham-McCarthy for their recent paper. Ye, Y., Kirkham-McCarthy, L and Lahue, R.S. DNA Repair 43 1-8 (2016). The Saccharomyces cerevisiae Mre11-Rad50-Xrs2 complex promotes trinucleotide repeat expansions independently of

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well done to Kevin et al. in the Santocanale group for their recent publication: Wu KZ, Wang GN, Fitzgerald J, Quachthithu H, Rainey MD, Cattaneo A, Bachi A, Santocanale C. DDK dependent regulation of TOP2A at centromeres revealed by achemical

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Congratulations to Owen Daly and the Morrison lab, whose recent paper on their analysis of CEP164 knockouts was published in the Journal of Cell Science (‘Gene-targeted CEP164-deficient cells show a ciliation defect with intact DNA repair capacity.’)

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EMBO workshop to be held in Galway

Kevin Sullivan is one of the coorganisers of an EMBO workshop: Chromosome segregation and aneuploidy. This event will be held at NUI Galway from 25th-29th June. See website for more details.

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