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STEM Graduates announce partnership with the Science Council

Posted by on March 30th, 2017

STEM Graduates is a graduate recruitment agency and jobs board. We offer permanent salaried roles to students and graduates from Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics disciplines. We believe these candidates have a unique set of career needs that can only be met by a specialist within this field. We launched STEM Women in 2016 to[…]

Kicking It Up a Notch: Becoming a Culturally Relevant Science Educator

Posted by on January 19th, 2017

I want to talk about how you can take your science teaching to the next level, where young people, and especially underrepresented young people (people of color, LGBT, immigrants, girls, etc.), find what you’re teaching engaging, relevant to their lives, and which research shows that if done thoughtfully, enables them to achieve a higher level[…]

New Technology in Medicine

Posted by on September 22nd, 2016

Technology is quickly changing many parts of medicine, giving people more power to take charge of their health care. Taking isotope labeled peptides as an example, stable isotope labeled peptides have been widely applied in the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy and mass spectrometry (MS). The combination of SIL peptides with NMR spectroscopy allow for[…]

Gone Fishing. Zebrafish Meeting 2014, Madison, WI.

Posted by on October 15th, 2014

“In scientific thinking are always present elements of poetry. Science and music requires a thought homogeneous.” ~Albert Einstein. This year the biannual Zebrafish meeting started out in the best possible fashion, combining music with science. The exceptionally talented organist Dr. Graham Lieschke performed three pieces composed by Bach, and Overture Hall never sounded better! Having[…]

What’s your favourite gene?

Posted by on April 11th, 2014

I recently took part in the ‘I’m a scientist, get me out of here!’ outreach event. As soon as the school children found out I was a developmental geneticist and worked out what I did, one question I was repeatedly asked was: “what’s your favourite gene and why?” so for a bit of fun, I[…]

Flow Cytometry Core Facility Manager

Posted by on August 23rd, 2012

The Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Stem Cell Institute provides outstanding scientists with the opportunity to undertake ground-breaking research into the fundamental properties of mammalian stem cells. The Institute offers a comprehensive flow cytometry service to its members. The facility comprises MoFlo and FACSAria l cell sorters, Cyan and LSR-Fortessa analysers, and associated flow cytometry equipment.[…]