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Bravest Researcher Ever?

Posted on 31 May 2012 by Paul Brennan

We’ve moved! All set up and mostly unpacked into the new Cancer Genetics Building at Heath Park. Here’s a picture of Ceri, a WCAT Clinical Fellow, who is the first person to do tissue culture in our newly equipped tissue culture room. Well done Ceri!
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Running….

Posted on 29 May 2012 by Paul Brennan

While we have been packing and running back and forth between buildings, the Olympic Torch has been touring South Wales. Here’s a picture of the relay taken by Liam Morgan.
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Packed out…

Posted on 25 May 2012 by Paul Brennan

Next week, we are moving to the cancer research building across the road. Today, everybody worked really hard packing boxes. On a beautiful sunny day, it didn’t seem quite the best way to spend the day but hey….  
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Visit by Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research

Posted on 28 March 2012 by Paul Brennan

Yesterday, we hosted Professor Chris Bunce and Dr David Grant from one of our key supporters, Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research UK. David is retiring on Friday as Scientific Director of the LLR and Chris is taking over. We had a nice lunch and then an informal chat where the LLR funded staff, Liam, Beth, Thet
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Science in Health Live!

Posted on 8 March 2012 by Paul Brennan

Today, we hosted a three tours as part of Science in Health Live! This is an annual event where students from local schools visit the School of Medicine and visit laboratories to find out more about medical research. We hosted students from  Ysgol Gyfun Glantaf, Ysgol Gyfun Plasmawr, Ysgol Gyfun Garth Olwg, Radyr Comprehensive and
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‘Together Against Cancer’

Posted on 2 March 2012 by Paul Brennan

I just happened upon a Consultation document entitled ‘Together Against Cancer’. It sets out the Welsh Government’s vision ‘for the population of Wales and what this means for NHS cancer services.  It’s not directly relevant to our research but it’s interesting to understand the broader context. There are still a few days to comment on
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Tubey experiments…

Posted on 21 February 2012 by Paul Brennan

Last week was half term in the schools here in Wales. My daughter asked me if she could come to the hospital and help me do some experiments. She calls my experiments tubes experiments because of all the different sized tubes we use in the lab. After a Health and Safety briefing, she checked out
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Health and Safety

Posted on 11 January 2012 by Paul Brennan

Today, we had our first group meeting of the new year, 2012. We decided to review health and safety in the group. It sounds boring but we had a very lively discussion of the dangers in the lab. We also played health and safety bingo and we had a quiz. It was a productive chat.
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