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OU researcher's work on Journal of Physical Chemistry cover

Congratulations to Yao Zhu whose recent article in Journal of Physical Chemistry has been selected for the journal's cover. 

See the cover here and read the paper in full.  

 

22nd January 2021

New BioRxiv paper shows the cellular consequences of N-glycanase 1 deficiency

Former OU PhD student Sarah Needs, Drs Martin Bootman and Sarah Allman have published a new BioRxiv preprint describing the cellular consequences of a rare genetic disease that is often called NGLY1 (more formally N-glycanase 1 deficiency) that leads to developmental delay and neurological issues. The study shows that cells with NGLY1 deficiency have increased autophagy ('self-eating'; a cell survival process that can also lead to cell death) potentially as mechanism to cope with accumulation of misfolded proteins.

15th January 2021

Paper included in RSC editor's choice 2020

Congratulations to Nick Power whose recent collaborative publication in Journal of Materials Chemistry A has been highlighted among the Royal Society of Chemistry's "Editor's Choice: Hydrothermal Materials Synthesis" for the year reflecting outstanding developments in hydrothermal materials synthesis.

Read the paper here   

 

8th December 2020

Grant Success

Congratulations to Hilary Macqueen and Duncan Banks have won a grant from HUBS and HUCBMS to run a workshop next spring entitled Robust online assessment using the Moodle platform, and how to avoid plagiarism. 

2nd December 2020

Advent Calendar 2020

Everyone in the School of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences wishes you all a very Merry Christmas!
Remember to check back every day to see what's behind each door!
LHCS 2020 Advent Calendar

Christmas Holly Leaves Design

1st December 2020

New study shows that the number of "listeners" a nerve cell has in the brain is strictly regulated

A new study published in Neuron and co-authored by Professor Mike Stewart, Dr Igor Kraev and researchers at UCL, Basel and Bonn shows that the number of "listeners" a nerve cell has in the brain is strictly regulated. Read the article here 

 

 

 

1st December 2020

New Openlearn article Vaccines for Viruses

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, there is great interest in exactly how the immune system protects against viruses and whether it will be possible to develop a vaccine against Covid-19. This new Openlearn article by Professor David Male explores vaccines for viruses. 

16th November 2020

Recent cancer research presentations

Congratulations to Dr Perla Pucci and Maryam Latarani who recently presented their research at two international cancer research symposia. 

Maryam presented at the Crick Cancer research symposium and Perla presented at the 27th Prostate Cancer Foundation Retreat. Her presentation is now available to view here.

 

 
3rd November 2020

New review published in Future Medicine

Congratulations to Maryam Latarani, David Male and Francesco Crea who have had their review describing strategies but which the immune system can be epigenetically reprogrammed to increase the efficacy of anti-cancer therapies published in Future Medicine.

https://www.futuremedicine.com/doi/10.2217/epi-2020-0186

18th September 2020

New publication on the synthesis of Carbon Quantum Dots and their application

Check out the latest collaborative publication in Chemical Engineering Journal from LHCS lecturer Nick Power on the synthesis of Carbon Quantum Dots and their application as an alternative in enhanced oil recovery, a potential means to a more cost efficient and effective process in extending well life and production from existing hydrocarbon resources.

4th September 2020

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OU researcher's work on Journal of Physical Chemistry cover

Congratulations to Yao Zhu whose recent article in Journal of Physical Chemistry has been selected for the journal's cover. 

22nd January 2021
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