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Prof Conigrave’s visit to Europe

One of our Visiting Scientists, Prof Arthur Conigrave of Sydney, Australia, has been in Europe during the summer, and visited the still resident ESRs in Cardiff, Oxford, Amsterdam, Amiens, and in Vienna. All welcomed him with enthusiasm. Prof Conigrave (Arthur) has reviewed the progress of the Research Projects, and provided valuable consultations to the ESRs concerning interpretation of their results, and their forthcoming PhD Theses.

Arthur with the Oxford Group, their leader Prof R V Thakker FRS in rear, 2nd from left.

Arthur in Oxford. Fadil Hannan (PI) on his right, and Valerie Babinski (ESR)


Arthur with the Viennese, from left to right: Sama, Ira, Abhishek, (ESRs); Maria-Elena (Project Secretary); Prof Conigrave; Enikő (PI).

(Andrew Hollo-Tas)

 

ECS Meeting in Aix-en-Provence

ESRs from Vienna represented our ITN at the 13th International Conference of the European Calcium Society, held in Aix-en-Provence (France) in September. Samawansha Tennacoon has exhibited a Poster and Abhishek Aggarwal had been invited to make an oral presentation.

Sama explaining her research, at her Poster, to a visitor.

Sama’ has been supported in her travel costs to the meeting by a Travel Grant from ÖGKM (the Austrian Society for Bone and Mineral Metabolism).

(Andrew Hollo-Tas)

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014 11:43
 

Abhishek wins the Drabikowski Award

Abhishek Aggarwal, one of the ESRs of Vienna won the well-respected Drabikowski Award for his presentation that he has made at the 13th International Meeting of the European Calcium Society, at Aix-en-Provence, in September. This Award is given by the Society for the best oral presentation, at its biannual International Conference, by a junior scientist. The title of Abhishek’s presentation was: “The Calcium-sensing Receptor is a tumor suppressor in the colon, regulating proliferation, differentiation, and epithelial to mesenchymal transit.”

Abhishek, having received the Drabikowski Award

Well done Abhishek!

(Andrew Hollo-Tas)

Last Updated on Monday, 03 November 2014 11:41
 

Irene wins the Poster Competition, and a Travel Grant

The 11th International Symposium on Resistant Arteries was held in September, in Balff, Alberta, in Canada. Our ITN was represented there by Irene Lopez ESR, who is based in Amines. Her poster has won the Poster Competition, and to top it, she was given a Travel Grant, to enable her to visit other Conferences, as well.

Well done Irene!

(Andrew Hollo-Tas)

 
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