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DDDPC students win prizes at the 3rd IhSHA conference

Zeinab Fathalla and Dr Anil Vangala

Congratulations to Zeinab Fathalla who won 1st prize for her research poster at the Interdisciplinary Hub for the Study of Health and Age-related conditions (IhSHA) conference held on 15th June 2015 by the Faculty of SEC at Kingston University. Zeinab is a visiting research fellow from Minia University, Egypt. She is in her second year ...

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Two DCRG PhD students present at Experimental Biology 2015 in Boston

Katrina Viloria and Sharan Asher recently attended the Experimental Biology conference in Boston.  This major cross-disciplinary conference integrates six different US health and biological associations, including the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).  The ASBMB conference was a broad meeting of biologists from different backgrounds spanning the latest research in cancer, microbiology, epigenetics, ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group, IhSHA Calendar

DCRG Student attends the Basic Cardiovascular Science Summer School in France.

Aliki Peletidi, a first year PhD student supervised by Dr Reem Kayyali, was successful in gaining a place on the ESC organised Basic Cardiovascular Science Summer School on the 14th - 18th June 2015. It took place at the European Heart House, Sophia Antipolis in France. The conference was entitled: Council on Basic Science: Inspire ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group, IhSHA Calendar

Two DCRG students win prizes for their presentations at the 3rd IhSHA conference at Kingston University.

Congratulations to Mr Revanth Rayasam who won second prize for his oral presentation at the 3rd Interdisciplinary Hub for the Study of Health and Age-related conditions (IhSHA) conference held at Kingston University on 15th June 2015.  Revanth is a second year PhD student within the School of Pharmacy and Chemistry. During his presentation, Revanth showcased ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group, IhSHA Calendar

KU Staff and Students inspire young scientists on the Society for Endocrinology’s interactive stand at the Big Bang Fair

With plenty of fake blood on hand KU Life Science students Neha Thakker, Louise Kay and Hannah Parker were on hand to help the next generation of aspiring scientists get to grips with 'A day in the life of a person's hormone system' on the Society for Endocrinology's interactive stand at the Big Bang Fair ...

Posted in Diabetes Research Group, IhSHA Calendar, Interdisciplinary Hub for the Study of Health and Age-related conditions, Life Sciences News

IhSHA Centre Director key speaker at FRAME Debate

Total animal replacement in human medical research is a realistic goal Professor Barbara Pierscionek, of the Interdisciplinary Hub for the Study of Health and Age-related conditions, gave a key talk at the recent FRAME debate at the Kennel Club in London. You can watch the full debate here  

Posted in IhSHA Calendar, Interdisciplinary Hub for the Study of Health and Age-related conditions

IhSHA Colloquia – 24 June 2014

Polycystic Kidney Disease: from molecular cell biology to targeted therapy. Speaker: Prof Patricia Wilson, Royal Free Hospital, UCL Prof Wilson will provide an overview of the mechanisms of autosomal dominant and recessive polycystic kidney diseases (PKD). She will present the mechanisms of developmental regulation of cystic genes and proteins, discuss the role of cell proliferation, polarity and ...

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Best Paper Award – Cyber Security 2015 Conference

Dr Eckhard Pfluegel's paper titled “Chaos-Based Image Encryption Using an AONT” was selected as one of the best paper award for the International Conference on Cyber Security and Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Security 2015). Dr Pfluegel will be presented with the award certificate at the conference on June 8-9 2015 at the Hotel Russell, London.

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News, Wireless Multimedia and Networking Research Group

Double KTP award for CIS in the area of satellite communications

Collaboration of CIS with local satellite communications company, receives 262k InnovateUK funding boost. Congratulations to Professor Maria Martini and Dr Christos Politis, who have worked alongside business development manager Dr Lawrence Petalidis, to win a double KTP award. In collaboration with a local SME, the double KTP will have a 27 month duration (total of 48 ...

Posted in Computing and Information Systems News

CIS Professor’s paper on natural selection in proteins appearing in PLOS ONE

Protein Structure and Evolution: Are They Constrained Globally by a Principle Derived from Information Theory? Natural selection has been the dominant context in which the structure and evolution of proteins has traditionally been interpreted.  However a new study published in PLOS ONE, by Les Hatton, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science of Kingston University and Greg Warr, ...

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