In the spring of 2022, we had several big changes to the membership of our group: Sophie Rappich, a Wellcome Trust PhD student, joined us for a rotation. She helped us finish some key imaging experiments, as well as set-up some new in vivo transmission assays. Thanks Emma and Ross for working with Sophie duringContinue reading “Big Changes”
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Collaboration with Curtis Thorne Lab
We are excited to share that we were awarded an Innovator Award in the last round of 2021! The project is to develop a 384-well plate based culture models for Cryptosporidium with human intestinal organoids. To do this, we are partnering with Dr. Curtis Thorne’s lab at the University of Arizona. Thanks to the WellcomeContinue reading “Collaboration with Curtis Thorne Lab”
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!”
Welcome to Lee/Recent Lab Fun
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.