Our Latest Review Article “Stressing Mitosis to Death” is now online !

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Open Access Article on how stress affects mitosis and the response the the mitotic chemotherapy drug Taxol.

Originally posted on The Cell Division Lab:

Great news, our latest review article “Stressing Mitosis to Death” has been accepted for publication by Frontiers in Oncology. You can access the provisional pre-press version here.

The review is about how common stresses affect mitosis, and the impact these stresses can have on the blockbuster mitotic chemotherapy drug Taxol (paclitaxel)

Finally here is one of the beautiful figures drawn by our own Sam Rogers for the Review!  Hope you enjoy the read !

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iBiology Microscopy Course

Originally posted on Optical Nanoscopy Blog:

Light microscopy has become one of the most useful tools in the life sciences. Following the traditions of great courses on light microscopy, such as those offered by the Marine Biological Laboratory, EMBO, and the NCBS in Bangalore, this free online comprehensive course begins with the basics of optics, proceeds through transmitted light microscopy, covers the various methods of imaging fluorescent samples, describes how cameras work and image processing, and concludes with some of the latest advances in light microscopy. In addition to lectures, they also provide labs (filmed at a microscope) and short tips, so as to cover pragmatics of how to use microscopes. Assessments are provided for each lecture. Enjoy learning microscopy!

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Announcement: PTMs in Cell Signaling conference

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Excellent meeting coming up

Originally posted on Buried Treasure:

Two years ago, I was one of the organizers of the 2nd Copenhagen Bioscience Conference entitled PTMs in Cell Signaling. I think it is fair to describe it as a highly successful meeting, and it is my great pleasure to announce that we will be organizing a second meeting on the topic September 14-18, 2014.

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My co-chairs Jeremy Austin Daniel, Michael Lund Nielsen, and Amilcar Flores Morales have managed to put together the following excellent lineup of invited speakers:

Alfonso Valencia, Chris Sander, David Komander, Gary Nolan, Genevieve Almouzni, Guillermo Montoya, Hanno Steen, Henrik Daub, John Blenis, John Diffley, John Tainer, Karolin Luger, Marcus Bantscheff, Margaret Goodell, Matthias Mann, Michael Yaffe, Natalie Ahn, Pedro Beltrao, Stephen Elledge, Tanya Paull, Tony Hunter, Yang Shi, Yehudit Bergman, and Yosef Shiloh.

All conference expenses are covered, which means that there will be no registration fee and no expenses for…

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The VizbiPlus Challenge: Call for Entries

The VizbiPlus Challenge: Call for Entries

Want to win a very cool Wacom Cintiq 13HD!

Got some amazing Science Artwork you want to show off? 

Then why not enter the VizbiPlus Challenge

 

Amazing Video “Cancer is Not One Disease”

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Awesome Video on cancer with some very cool animations !

https://www.youtube.com/BlajAw8exg4

Originally posted on The Cell Division Lab:

Here is an amazing video put together by the very talented Kate Patterson here at the Garvan. We were very lucky to be able to provide some technical advice for the video which was a great honour.

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Funny T-shirt ! Lord of the Sphincters

Funny T-shirt ! Lord of the Sphincters

Funny T-shirt !

A brief introduction to Mitosis

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Great intro into Mitosis

Originally posted on The Cell Division Lab:

Here is a slide that I made and often use at the beginning of my talks to briefly explain what mitosis is. The images are taken from a live cell that we have labelled with fluorescent probes to highlight the DNA (red) and microtubules (green).

Enjoy !

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