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The 2018 Sherrington Talks took place on Friday 15th June 2018 in the Sherrington Large Lecture Theatre, and were presented by DPAG Graduate Students in their 3rd year of DPhil research study.

 

Congratulations to the three prize winners:

Winner - Hannah Farley

Hannah, who is supervised by Shankar Srinivas and Dominic Norris, gave a presentation entitled: PIERCE1 mediates left-right patterning through ciliary motility

Runners-up - Ellie Price and Caroline Telfer

Supervised by Paul Riley and Joey Vieira, Ellie gave a talk on a role for HIF-mediated signalling in epicardial activation during development and neonatal car-diac regeneration.

Caroline presented on dissecting the upstream regulation of the GATA genes during heart development and is supervised by Paul Riley, Roger Patient, and Filipa Simoes.

 

Many thanks to all those who took part, as well as to the chairs - Monzi Rahman (King Group), Snapper Magor-Elliot (Robbins Group) & Mala Rohling (Riley Group) - and to the judges - Carolyn Carr, Victoria Bajo Lorenzana, Nicola Smart, James Cantley, Michael Kohl, Jonathan Bard, and Director of Graduate Studies Andrew Parker.            

Prizes were presented by Professor David Paterson, Head of Department, and Blair Robertson, and the beginning of the Departmental Happy Hour, which followed the day's events.                           

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