News in 2017
Applications open for PhD studentships in Antimicrobial Resistance
20 December 2017
Applications are now open for the first and only National PhD Training Programme in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) research, funded by the Medical Research Foundation in response to the urgent action needed to halt antimicrobial resistance and to accelerate new treatments for bacterial infection.
Professor Steve Jackson presents the Annual Sir Anthony Epstein Lecture
6 December 2017
The School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine presented the Annual Sir Anthony Epstein Lecture on Tuesday 5 December 2017 with Professor Steve Jackson FRS FMedSci from the Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge.
CMM Researchers along with international team to discover how cells rebuild after division
5 December 2017
Dr Abderrahmane Kaidi (MRC New Investigator and Senior Lecturer) and Alice Sherrard (PhD student) published their latest research paper in Nature Cell Biology, which reveals how cells rebuild their nucleus and organise their genome when they divide, this discovery could have major implications for understanding cancer and degeneration.
The CMM Annual Sir Anthony Epstein Lecture 2017
1 December 2017
The School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine present their Annual Sir Anthony Epstein Lecture for 2017 with Professor Steve Jackson FRS FMedSci.
Vice-Chancellor Fellowship for CMM
22 November 2017
The School has been awarded a Vice-Chancellor Fellowship for Dr Sara Carreira in the area of Biomedical Sciences.
Bristol to lead national PhD training programme to tackle antimicrobial resistance
28 September 2017
In response to the urgent and global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the Medical Research Foundation (MRF), the charitable foundation of the Medical Research Council, has invested £2.85M in delivering the UK’s first nationwide PhD training programme to focus on this major health challenge.
A New Method for the 3D Printing of Living Artificial Tissues
15 August 2017
A team from the School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, together with scientists at the University of Oxford, has developed a new method to 3D-print stem cells to form complex living 3D structures.
Predicting survival from MRSA superbug infection by DNA sequencing
8 August 2017
Dr Ruth Massey, Microbiologist who joined the School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) at the University of Bristol in July 2017, has published a new paper in Nature Microbiology entitled 'Clonal differences in Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia-associated mortality.' This paper looks at predicting survival rates from MRSA superbug infection by DNA sequencing.
Head of School Professor Chris Paraskeva retires
27 July 2017
Chris Paraskeva retires this week after 33 years with the University. A party was held to celebrate his time with us and to wish him a long and happy retirement.
What it takes to make a loser
26 July 2017
Eugenia Piddini and her team have carried out a detailed analysis of cells that are killed by other cells during cell competition (so called losers).
Congratulations to the Class of 2017!
17 July 2017
On 17 July 2017, the School held a Graduation party in The Orangery at Goldney Hall for our graduates and their families.
Professor Chris Paraskeva Retiring at the end of July 2017
14 July 2017
The current Head of School for The School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Professor Chris Paraskeva, will be retiring from his role at the end of July 2017.
Big Bang Fair 2017
10 July 2017
CMM Staff and students involved in Bristol's Big Bang Fair
Professor Anne Ridley FRS appointed Head of School
6 July 2017
Professor Anne Ridley FMedSci FRS has been confirmed as our new Head of School
Big Bang Bristol on The One Love Breakfast
19 June 2017
Organiser Matthew Lee, and PhD Student Grace Edmunds chatted all things STEM on OneLove Breakfast this morning.
‘Big Data’ resource raises possibility of research revolution
13 June 2017
A group of UK scientists including researchers from CMM have demonstrated how aggregating data from laboratories all around the world has the potential to revolutionise scientific research.
Professor Christoph Wuelfing scoops award at Bristol Teaching Awards 2017
7 June 2017
Undergraduate Pizza Party and End of Term Message, Summer 2017
5 June 2017
The Students and staff came together on 2nd June 2017 to celebrate the end of exams and to wish the students well in the coming months.
Dr Hannah Pearce and Dr Ann Pullen in conversation
19 May 2017
Cytoseek wins top prize at BrisSynBio’s first synthetic biology entrepreneurship competition
16 May 2017
A CMM-based start-up proposal has come away with top prize at the first competition to discover and accelerate new synthetic biology companies at the University of Bristol.
CMM has a winner for the Academy of Medical Sciences Poster and Presentation Competition
10 May 2017
The School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine congratulates Dr Madhu Kollareddy, who won the non-clinical prize, for the Academy of Medical Sciences Poster and Presentation
CMM Staff Shortlisted for 2017 Bristol Teaching Awards
10 May 2017
We are excited to announce two of our academic staff have been short-listed for the 2017 Bristol Teaching Awards.
CMM were at the Bristol March for Science 2017
24 April 2017
The School of Celluar and Molecular Medicine were at the 'Bristol March for Science' rally on 22 April 2017, inspiring the budding scientists of the future.
Renovation of Yamauchi Lab
23 April 2017
CMM Welcome Dr Ruth Massey to the School
20 March 2017
Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) is ready to welcome Dr Ruth Massey from 1 July 2017.
Special Seminar from Professor Jason Swedlow
14 March 2017
The School will be welcoming Professor Jason Swedlow from University of Dundee on Monday 20th March 2017.
CMM undergraduates arrange World Cancer Day Talk
2 February 2017
The Cell group from School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM), arranged a seminar talk from Professor Paul Martin in honour of World Cancer Day 2017.
New Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship for Dr Eugenia Pidinni
12 January 2017
The School is delighted to announce one of our new members of staff, Dr Eugenia Pidinni, has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship.
How bacteria resists 'last-resort' antibiotic is shown in new research
9 January 2017
An international team, lead by Dr Jim Spencer from Cellular and Molecular Medicine, in collaboration with colleagues from Bristol, Oxford, Cardiff, Diamond Source, Thailand and China, has provided the first clues to understand how the mcr-1 gene protects bacteria from colistin. Colistin is a 'last resort' antibiotic used to treat life-threatening bacterial infections that do not respond to other treatment options.
CMM Celebrate a Successful Away Day 2017
6 January 2017
The School came together on 5th January 2017 to celebrate and share their research at their annual away day, which was held in the Wills Hall Conference Centre.