BCHC PhD student successfully defends thesis

We are delighted to announce that yesterday BCHC PhD student, Kezia Whatley, successfully defended her thesis titled “Synergistic application of high-throughput screening (HTS) and high content imaging (HCI) technologies with in silico drug repositioning techniques to identify new chemotherapeutic targets in S. mansoni” Congratulations Dr Whatley!!  

Aberystwyth student scoops top prize at British parasitology conference

David Cutress, currently studying for his PhD at IBERS Aberystwyth University, received one of the top five poster awards at the British Society for Parasitology Annual Spring Conference in Dundee in April. David’s poster was one of 106 submitted into the competition, with the award being sponsored by Plos NTDs, Parasites and Vectors and the Malaria…

BCHC’s visting Expert-in-Residence, Dr Ron Hokke, appointed Professor at LUMC

The BCHC is celebrating the recent appointment of visiting Expert-in-Residence, Dr. Cornelis C. (Ron) Hokke, as Professor at the Department of Parasitology, Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), the Netherlands. Although based at LUMC since 2000, this award recognises Dr Hokke’s years of dedication to the international research community in the fields of glycobiology (known as…

Aberystwyth students dominate Drug Discovery awards

Aberystwyth students dominated the PhD poster awards at the 3rd Annual Scientific Drug Discovery Congress 2016 in Cardiff. Congrats to @ibers_aber Gilda, Alessandra and Rafael for winning the 3 PhD poster prizes at #LSCongress16! Well done indeed! pic.twitter.com/GjADxJy2F7 — karl hoffmann (@ProfHoff1) November 30, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.jswatch The Boss Baby film online now Dr Lucy Akinmosin…