Before covid-19 closed most of the world to travel, we made a few visits to conferences and to visit collaborators. Unfortunately, the pandemic also meant that travel after April for the remainder of the year would be much restricted. We’re looking forward to seeing the parasitology community in online conferences, and in 2021! Mattie wentContinue reading “Spring Travels”
During lockdown we baked… We grew things… And we caught up on our scientific reading, planned experiments for when we get back, organised lab primers and plasmids on Benchling (thanks Jack!), did our first experiment with NOD SCIDs (thanks Lee!), and discussed Tiger King. Ready to walk through this door soon and get things upContinue reading “Back-in-the Lab!”
At the beginning of February we said hello to Lee, our new research assistant. At the end of February we said goodbye (for now) to Senyo.
The Pawlowic Lab has been hosting a WCAIR Trainee, Mr. Senyo Botchie, since July 2019. While in Dundee, Senyo has been learning the basics of Cryptosporidium culture, detection, and drug discovery. He was recently featured on the university blog: https://blog.dundee.ac.uk/one-dundee/dundee-experience-to-help-ghanaian-scientist-tackle-parasite/ The collaborative project with Dr. Irene Ayi was also featured in a brochure putContinue reading “Building collaboration with Ghanaian scientists”
Congrats to Beatrice on the success of her project application to the Wellcome Centre for Anti-Infectives Research. Ross provided supporting data, ideas, and writing. Beatrice was awarded £10,000 for her project. She had to win over all of WCAIR with a 5 minute “pitch”, then write a 2 page application, and present to the WCAIRContinue reading “Congrats Beatrice and Emma!”