Postgraduate Research Days March 2010 -Prize Winners
The 2010 annual Pharmacy Postgraduate Research Days were held in the Redwood Building on Tuesday 23rd March and Wednesday 24th March. A total of 19 third year PhD students presented their work in the Pharmacy Lecture Theatre as 10 minute oral presentations, whilst 12 of their second year colleagues had prepared presentations for the Poster Session held the afternoon before in the Redwood Cyber Cafe.
Professor Malcolm Mason, Head of Oncology & Palliative Medicine in the University, who was a guest judge for the posters, said after the event:
"It was heartening to see so many talented young scientists working on projects that really make a difference to human health. A thoroughly worthwhile and enjoyable day".
Two posters and three oral presentations were awarded prizes by a panel drawn from the academic staff with Prof Mason
The five prize winners pictures with Prof. Mason and Dr Emma Kidd (who organised the event)
Poster Prize winners for 2nd year PhD students were as follows (in alphabetical order):
E. coli under pressure: Tales of an Amateur Mechanosensor
CD Cox, NC Henney, IB Holland, AK Campbell & KT Wann
Acquired Resistance to Tamoxifen Promotes an Angiogenic Phenotype in Breast Cancer Cells
Edward Hayes, Robert I. Nicholson, Stephen Hiscox
Oral presentations prizes for 3rd year students were as follows (in alphabetical order):
Peptide-Polymer Hybrids as Antibody Mimetics
Jenna Bowen, Mark Gumbleton and Christopher J. Allender
Anti-Leukaemia Drugs in Breast Cancer: A New Use for Old Drugs?
Alexander Henson, Claire Simons, Iain Hutcheson and Emma Kidd
|Marc A. Kelly|
Development of Biomimetic Polymers to Detect Prion Protein
Marc A. Kelly, Mark Gumbleton and Christopher J. Allender