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Institute for Life Sciences

IfLS Poster Session: IfLS Sponsored PhD Students Event

16:00 - 18:00
17 October 2014
Level 7 Observatory Life Sciences Building (85) Highfield Campus

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Event details

IfLS poster sessions provide an informal networking opportunity for colleagues interested in Life Sciences research. At this session the 2012/13 and 2013/14 cohorts of IfLS sponsored PhD research students are presenting posters.

The following PhD students will be presenting posters:

PhD Student: Faith Bateman

Supervisors: Prof Hywel Morgan, Prof Tim Elliot

Project: Design of a microfluidic device that is capable of viewing immune interactions at the single-cell level


PhD Student: Jim Coates

Supervisors: Dr Andy Chipperfield, Prof Geraldine Clough

Project: Podiatric skin health sensing in the diabetic foot


PhD Student: Laura Cooper

Supervisors: Dr Bharath Ganapathisubramani, Dr Tiina Roose, Prof Geraldine Clough

Project: Experimental and theoretical investigations of lymphatic fluid flows and immune responses


PhD Student: Tracey Davies

Supervisors: Prof Bill Keevil, Dr Sandra Wilks, Prof Mandy Fader, Dr Sue Green

Project: An Investigation of Biofilm Development in Nasogastric Tubes in Neonates


PhD Student: Liana Kontogeorgaki

Supervisors: Dr Ben MacArthur, Dr Rob Ewing, Dr Konstantinos Zygalakis, Prof Tom Fleming, Dr Neil Smyth

Project: Mathematical Modelling of Stem Cell Fate Decisions during early Embryonic Development


PhD Student: Mira Kreuzer

Supervisors: Dr Ali Tavassoli, Dr Jeremy Blaydes

Project: Deciphering the effect of glycolytic mechanism on the transcriptional response to hypoxic stress


PhD Student: Richard LaTouche

Supervisors: Prof Donna Davies, Prof Martin Palmer, Prof Damon Teagle, Dr Chris Grainge

Project: The role of environmental dust from the Middle East in the pathogenesis of constrictive bronchiolitis


PhD Student: Jessica Lawrence Wujek

Supervisors: Dr Gareth Dyke, Dr Bharath Ganapathisubramani

Project: Phylogenetics and evolution of Ichthyosaurs, with emphasis on the Liassic taxa of southern England


PhD Student: Kim Lee

Supervisors: Dr Stefanie Biedermann, Dr Robin Mitra, Prof Clive Holmes

Project: Optimal design for clinical trials with potentially missing data


PhD Student: Filip Markiewicz

Supervisors: Dr Emiliano Rustighi, Prof Phil Newland

Project: Vibration, motor deficits and the effect of ageing on muscle output 


PhD Student: Juan Nunez

Supervisors: Dr Claire Clarkin, Dr Philipp Thurner, Prof Ian Sinclair

Project: Utilising high resolution imaging to interrogate blood vessel and bone cell interactions 


PhD Student: Chrysia-Maria Pegasiou

Supervisors: Dr Mariana Vargas-Caballero, Prof Clive Holmes

Project: Translating knowledge from mouse to human: How does amyloid beta affect synaptic function?


PhD Student: Simone Perazzolo

Supervisors: Dr Bram Sengers, Dr Rohan Lewis

Project: Computational modelling of placental nutrient transport for fetal development


PhD Student: Edoardo Scarpa

Supervisors: Dr Nick Evans, Dr Tracey Newman

Project: Specific targeting of mesenchymal stem cells using polymersomes loaded with Wnt signalling-inducing molecules for tissue regeneration


PhD Student: Harriet Smith

Supervisors: Dr Malcolm Hudson, Dr Kate Schreckenberg, Dr Felix Eigenbrod

Project: Upgrading the charcoal value chain for improved livelihoods and environmental sustainability


PhD Student:  Justyna Smus

Supervisor: Dr Sumeet Mahajan

Project: Raman spectroscopy based ‘label-free' molecular detection and cellular imaging applications in biomedicine


PhD Student: Cara Vallance

Supervisors: Prof Marcel Utz, Prof Hywel Morgan

Project: Integration of Microfluidic Cell Culture with NMR Spectroscopy for Correlation Metabolomics


PhD Student: Samah Zarroug

Supervisors: Dr Stephen Glautier, Prof Vincent O'Connor, Prof Lindy Holden-Dye, Prof Hywel Morgan

Project: Associative learning in Caenorhabditis elegans

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