Postgraduate Research Symposium, 15-16th June 2023

This year’s ISMB Postgraduate Research Symposium was held at the Birkbeck Clore Management Centre, on 15th and 16th June. The symposium provides an opportunity to find out about the research studies of PhD students within the ISMB. The second day of the symposium featured a talk by keynote speaker, Dr. Michael Blackman from The Francis Crick Institute. The title of Dr. Blackman’s talk is ‘Malaria parasite egress from the host red blood cell: a tale of PKG, proteases and puzzles’. 

Thank you to all the students who participated in this year’s symposium and congratulations to the winners:

Best Poster – Yvette Levray-Szabados, “The unconventional trafficking mechanisms of exported transmembrane-like proteins in Plasmodium”

Best 1st Year Talk – Rita Ramalhete, “The Type VI Secretion System effector toxicity towards Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Best 3rd Year Talk – Sarah Vickers, “Investigating the Misfolding Pathways of Alpha 1 Antitrypsin using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry”

Photos to follow.

ISMB Postgraduate Research Symposium 2023 – Programme and abstracts booklet