Physical Biology highlight 2012
Dr Daniel Billingsley from the Thomson group published a review in Physical Biology entitled "Single molecule studies of DNA transcription using atomic force microscopy". This paper has been selected as a journal highlight for 2012 based on number of downloads. You can access and read the paper for free in 2013 here
Duncan McMillan awarded YSP/FEBS Fellowship
Congratulations to Duncan who was awarded a YSP/FEBS Fellowship to attend the Young Scientist Program (Costa Ballena, Spain) and the FEBS/IUBMB Congress (Seville, Spain).
Kasia Tych awarded a travel bursary
Well done to Kasia Tych who was awarded a travel bursary to attend PHYSCELL2012- "Pierre-Gille de Gennes days on Physics of cells: from soft to living matter" in France
Andrea Rawlings runner up in poster prize competition
Well done to Andrea Rawlings whose poster was awarded a runner-up prize in the poster competition at the Nanopeptide conference at Manchester. Her poster title was ‘Towards understanding biomineralization proteins from magnetotactic bacteria’.
Matthew Cheetham wins poster prize
Congratulations to Matthew Cheetham who was awarded the best poster prize at the Engineering Lipid Bilayers meeting that was held at Weetwood hall in Leeds in September 2012.
James Towey selected for Postgraduate of the year competition
Congratulations to James Towey who was selected as the Faculty of Mathematics and Physical Sciences representative for at the Postgraduate Researcher Conference. James gave an oral presentation on his PhD work on structural studies of glycerol using neutron diffraction.
Duncan McMillan awarded British Biochemical Society travel grant
Congratulations to Duncan who was awarded a British Biochemical Society travel grant to attend ‘Electron transfer at the microbemineral interface’ conference (Norwich, UK).
James Towey wins School of Physics and Astronomy Postgraduate Symposium Oral Presentation Prize
Well done to James who was jointly awarded the School of Physics and Astronomy best oral presentation prize at the Postgraduate Symposium
Natasha Rhys and James Towey awarded an Institute of Physics Travel Bursary
Well done to Natasha and James who were awarded travel bursaries from the Institute of Physics Liquids and Complex Fluids group to attend the Gordon Research Conference and Seminar on Water and Aqueous Solutions