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Lahue chairs Gordon Conference

Bob Lahue served as chair of the 2014 Gordon Research Conference on Mutagenesis.  The conference was held June 15-20 in Girona, Spain. http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2014&program=mutagen

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CCB researchers involved in study of how ageing blood stem cells lose function

Scientists from the Centre for Chromosome Biology have been involved in a significant new international study that explains how blood production declines with age. Published in this week’s Nature magazine (http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13619.html), the research may provide ways of mitigating the effects of ageing on the

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publication alert- Lowndes

co-author with Jean-Marie Buerstedde on the E-life publication ‘Induction of homologous recombination between sequence repeats by the activation induced cytidine deaminase (AID) protein’ see: Life 2014;3:e03110

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Highly cited Flaus paper

congratulations to Andrew who was recently notified that his paper: Flaus, A. and Owen-Hughes, T. (2011), Mechanisms for ATP-dependent chromatin remodelling: the means to the end. FEBS Journal, 278:  3579–3595 is one of the top 12 most-cited FEBS Journal papers

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Elaine Dunleavy rubbing shoulders at the Royal Society

Elaine was invited to attend a prestigious event at the Royal Society in London to celebrate the scientific links between Ireland and the United Kingdom. click here for more

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Santocancale lab welcomed to the new Bioscience Research Building

a nice welcome for Corrado and the lab when they moved to the new BRB last week (click above for pic).

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Lowndes lab awarded AICR funding

Good news for Noel Lowndes et al. Noel was recently awarded a grant from the Association for International Cancer Research for the project: “A conditional approach to probing ATR function during DNA synthesis”. The award is worth €244,170 in funding.

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publication alert- Lahue lab

RTEL1 Inhibits Trinucleotide Repeat Expansions and Fragility Aisling Frizzell, Jennifer H.G. Nguyen, Mark I.R. Petalcorin, Katherine D. Turner, Simon J. Boulton, Catherine H. Freudenreich, Robert S. Lahue Cell Reports, Vol. 6, Issue 5, p827–835 Published online: February 20, 2014

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A postdoc position is available in the Nasheuer lab

click here for more details: PostDoc researcher flyer Nasheuer 2014 NUIG 28-14

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2 postdoc positions available at the CCB

click here for more details: PD flier LOWNDESSULLIVAN 2014v2

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