Three papers out this month! Congratulations to Fred, Karina and Rebecca for this!!! Check out our publication section for details on our latest published articles. Another massive congrats to Dr Immacolata Abate who passed her viva brilliantly! Sadly it always means Imma leaves the Burley group - we will miss you Imma!
New starts! Jack, Monica and Birsen are joining the Burley group for their PhD. One for each subgroup: Jack will be working as part of the Ynamine team, Monica within the transcriptional regulation team and Birsen will join the splicing team! Samantha joins the group for her final year project. Welcome all! Admir presented a poster on his enzymatic work at the BioProNET2 2023 meeting hosted at GSK (Stevenage, UK).
Glenn, Andrea and Chris are off to the DBS (Dynamic Biosensor) User meeting in Munich! A chance for networking and to participate in some useful workshops.
Andrea's collaborative effort with Dr John Parkinson was rewarded with a £1.1 M BBSRC grant received by the University to establish a state-of-the-art UK national facility for studying biomedicines and biomaterials aimed at aiding the invention of new medicines. The NMR-BASE (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for Biomolecule Analysis in Supported Environments) project is led by Strathclyde’s Dr John Parkinson and Dr Andrea Taladriz-Sender. Massive congratulations to Andrea on this who is Co-Investigator on the grant proposal. The whole Burley group (minus me - gutted) heads to Craggan for the yearly team building highland trip! For more detail about this, check our activity section.
The nucleic acid team is away to London to present some exciting work at the 19th Nucleic Acid Forum. Alex gave a talk on his work on abasic sites, a fantastic ending to his postdoc in the group! We say goodbye to Alex, who is now off to Switzerland to start a senior scientist position at Bachem. Happy for you Alex, but the team will miss you!
Rebecca and Elliot travel up from GSK (Stevenage) for a 3-month academic placement in the Burley group!
We welcome Monica and Jack for a summer placement warm-up before they join us as PhD students in October! Congratulations to Rebecca for winning the runner up prize for her talk and Admir runner up prize for his poster presentation at the Glasgow Organic and Chemical Biology Meeting! Andrea and Otto are off to Newport (USA) for the Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Oligonucleotides Gordon Research Seminar! They both returned to Glasgow with poster prizes in hand! Karina passed her viva brilliantly, congrats Dr Chan! What a great month for the Burley team!