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Researcher in darkened room looking donw microscope (Donovan A in Brand lab)
Publication - Brand

Deciphering Notch’s targets and mechanism

Using Targeted DamID to identify Notch targets in the developing mouse brain

April 25, 2022

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Surani lab microinjection rig
Publication - Surani

Untangling the mechanism of human primordial germ cell specification

SOX17 enhancers are the critical components in the regulatory circuitry of germline competence

April 11, 2022

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Human Primordial Germ Cells visualised under microscope
News - Surani

Surani and single-cell sequencing

A technical innovation from the Gurdon Institute with lasting impact

March 30, 2022

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Lung organoids visualised under microscope
News - Rawlins

Emma Rawlins wins Tickle medal

Emma Rawlins wins the BSDB 2022 Cheryll Tickle medal

February 25, 2022

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Microinjector on microscope stage from Surani lab
News - Surani

Azim Surani wins Mendel Medal 2022

The Genetics Society jointly honours Azim Surani and Davor Solter for the discovery of genomic imprinting

January 27, 2022

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Frog eggs suspended in drop of water from Gallop lab
Publication - Gurdon

Active genes hold on to their transcription machinery

How a differentiated, non-dividing cell can maintain its gene expression for prolonged times.

January 24, 2022

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View of window past pipettes on shelf in the Tchasovnikarova lab
Publication - Tchasovnikarova

Reporter cell lines for epigenetic pathways

TRACE can identify fluorescent reporters for theoretically any epigenetic pathway

January 20, 2022

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Worm plates in the Ahringer lab
Publication - Ahringer

New tool to study genome topology and regulatory interactions

ARC-C profiles interactions between regulatory elements genome-wide without a capture step

December 21, 2021

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Yeast colonies growing on a screening plate
News - Jackson

ASPIRE Award for Jackson projects

Steve Jackson wins money for high-risk, high-reward projects in cancer research

December 17, 2021

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