The BSGCT and Nuffield Foundation would like to congratulate the successful applicants for our inaugural Undergraduate Research Placement Scheme!
- Micheal McDonald, University of Glasgow who will undertake a summer project entitled “Role for the adenovirus hexon in gene transfer” under the supervision of Professor Andrew Baker at University of Glasgow.
- Ellyn Hughes, Cardiff University who will undertake a summer project entitled “A critical comparison of T-cell receptor modifications for improving gene-modified autologous T-cell transfer” under the supervison of early career researcher Dr. John Bridgeman at Cardiff University.
- Gary Duncan, University of Glasgow who will undertake a summer project entitled “In vivo and in vitro validation of haemogenic endothelial cell microRNA expression profile” with early career researcher Dr. Nicole Kane at the Institute of Child Health, UCL.
- Katherine-Linsey Collins-Taylor, University of Glasgow who will undertake a summer project entitled “Assessment of genotoxic risk by computational analysis of lentiviral integration sites” with Dr Chris Boyd at the University of Edinburgh.
BSGCT would like to take this opportunity to wish the successful students and supervisors all the best for their summer research projects.
Details of the 2013 scheme will be announced late 2012.