Month: March 2012

Attending the UK CLL Forum

Posted on 29 March 2012 by Paul Brennan

Today, most of the lab is attending the UK CLL Forum Annual Scientific Day. The title of the day is “Understanding CLL genotype and tumour environment: New therapeutic potentials”. The meeting is dedicated to the memory of Professor Terry Hamblin who died earlier this year. Terry is remembered as founder of the UK CLL Forum.
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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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Bake off….

Posted on 23 March 2012 by Paul Brennan

It’s not all work around here. Today, we participated in the Great Sport Relief Bake Off. Megan and Julia organised this fundraiser. More than twenty cakes in all. Ranging from a lovely choclate cake to the healther option of carrot cake. I don’t envy the judges but I am looking forward to buying a few
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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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