Using light sheet microscopy to monitor uptake of proteins in platelets
Prof S P Watson
6 January 2019
Platelets play a critical role in prevention of excessive bleeding at sites of vessel damage. A critical step in the formation of the haemostatic plug is the release of fibrinogen from platelet α-granules and the subsequent formation of fibrin, which together support platelet clumping and strengthens the clot.
Cell biology and evolution of cancer metastasis
Dr P R Dash
Applications accepted all year round
We are interested in the spread of cancer, a process called metastasis. Metastasis is responsible for the majority of cancer deaths and there are currently no effective treatments to stop this process.