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Awards and Student Completions since last entry.

Posted by ES on April 3, 2020 at 11:00 PM

Kristine and Vina had successfully completed their Masters thesis, on AgriFood related topics.

Kristine's manuscript was selected as a Editor's Choice paper.

Siaosi finished his BSc(Hons) degree, with a thesis topic on identifying amino acids required for a specific protein- protein interaction.

Siaosi was awarded another scholarship, this time the Ministry for Pacific PeoplesToloa scholarship (2018).

Reuben was awarded the Massey University Māori doctoral scholar...

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Publications since the last entry

Posted by ES on April 3, 2020 at 10:00 PM

We have had 5 publications!   On different topics.  Four of those in 2020.

One is on the link between IMPACT and cancer, the other on contamination of broiler farms which was selected as an Editor's choice paper, The third one is a review article on using yeast as a model to understand the regulation of the eukaryotic actin cytoskleleton.  Our forth paper is on EEF1A and epilepsy which was selected as editor's choice paper, it will be on the web soon.  We just g...

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Welcome Sara and Sayonara

Posted by ES on February 19, 2018 at 4:15 PM
Welcome to both of you! Sara and Sayonara are already busy in the lab setting up solutions and prepping plasmids. You both have very interesting projects.

And another one published

Posted by ES on December 9, 2017 at 1:05 AM

This manuscript reports on a more sensitive and reliable Western detection of phospho-Gcn2, Gcn2, eIF2 and phospho-eIF2 in mammalian cells.  Other proteins can be detected with this method as well, of course.  The procedure is very fast, and also does not require expensive protease inhibitors.  see here:

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Another manuscript published this year

Posted by ES on December 9, 2017 at 1:00 AM


In this manuscript we report on a faster and cheaper method for making yeast extracts for quantitative westerns, it works beautifully and is very robust!!   see here:" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

Congratulations Sara

Posted by ES on December 9, 2017 at 1:00 AM

Sara has secured a Massey PhD scholarship from the GRS, congratulations!  She is very eager to get started, and already has a few preliminary results.

Welcome Susanne

Posted by ES on December 9, 2017 at 12:55 AM

Susanne has started her PhD in Nov 2017, welcome!!.  She is already heavily engaged in the lab, setting up solutions, drug sensitivity assay, yeast transformation!!! And congratulations on securing a PhD scholarship!

Reagan - Summer Scholarship

Posted by ES on December 9, 2017 at 12:55 AM

Congratulations to Reagan for securing a Summer Scholarship, to work in my research group on a small project on his own.  He has already done some volunteer work with us before securing the scholarship, and knows his way around in the lab.  Good luck with your project!  

Welcome Mustafa

Posted by ES on December 9, 2017 at 12:50 AM

Mustafa has obtained his BSc from Massey University, and is now volunteering with us to gain more hands-on laboratory experience.  

Blog working again

Posted by ES on December 9, 2017 at 12:45 AM

Finally it is possible again to post a blog.  The updating of the webiste is still not fully working, so keep in mind that the site is still out of date.  You will also find that the formatting got randomly changed.