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Metabolic interplay

I recently came across this figure that shows the key metabolic processes that dictates an immune cell behavior and function. Biochemists and pharmacologists sometimes focus on one or two key pathways in a disease model and forget that proteins don’t function in isolation. 295 more words

My Research

Creativity for the sake of creativity

Hello! I am seven days post conference in (very) sunny Seville and am right back into the swing of things. I was once again reminded during my week away of the importance of stepping out of routine and day-to-day life once in a while to get inspiration and creative juices flowing. 1,043 more words


The training course -> holiday spectrum Scoring system: 1 = hard work, 10 = chilled

Toby Jackson

I recently got back from Belize, where I was on a two-week field course learning about tropical tree families. I’d like to share some of my stories and photos from this trip. 986 more words

PhD Life

Week 12

The clock has changed to summer time! Week 12 became a very important point in the first year of my research in all respects.

My achievements from Week 12: 189 more words

PhD Life

Studies Within A Trial (SWAT) Workshop - Aberdeen, 23rd March 2017

I realised earlier in the week that I haven’t talked a huge amount about the other projects I’m involved with aside from my PhD work, so this week’s post is about a project linked, but not central to, my own research project. 496 more words

PhD Experiences


Earlier this week, there was a first: I opened Twitter on my phone and there it was: a tweet promoting a conference schedule that featured me. 124 more words


Supervision 16/March/2017

Arts C – 10am

General notes:

Since the written work is in English but sometimes incorporates usage of words in Spanish I’m encouraged to use the term as it is in Spanish allowing to explain the negotiation though language and why that word works better untranslated but also explaining the meaning in English. 657 more words

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