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Thread: Calling all Scientists esp Chemist, Pharmacists

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25-Jan-15, 00:29
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quantify in what sense?
Cant you just weight it? Or what do you mean, molarity?

Thread: Article request

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23-Jan-15, 10:15
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Hi guys, I am looking for an articles:

In vivo quantitative proteomics for the study of oncometabolism

Reid, S., Hernandez-Fernaud, J. R., and Zanivan, S. (2014) In vivo quantitative proteomics for the study of oncometabolism. Methods in Enzymology, 543 . pp. 235-259. ISSN 0076-6879 (doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-801329-8.00012-X)


Thanks:)

Thread: If I would be to choose a PhD project again, I would......

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12-Jan-15, 09:54
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Hi guys

I am applying for PhDs at the moment and I wanted to ask if there is something you would advice against/for based on your experience.
If you would be to choose a PhD project again, would you do it differently? Are there any questions you should have asked and didnt? Anything that you wish you would have considered? Are there any areas in biology/chemistry science that are hard to get a postdoc in (harder than usual)?

I am torn between structural biology and cancer research. I have experience in both, like both. I was told there are more jobs available in structural biology, if you know specialised techniques such as NMR and crystallography. Is this true?

Thread: Citation in Statement of Intent/ Personal Statement

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12-Jan-15, 09:46
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posted about 4 years ago
I would reference, i think it looks professional.

Thread: Anybody had an interview at The Beatson Institute or Shefffield? Bioscience

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02-Jan-15, 15:46
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posted about 4 years ago
Hi, its a PhD - science, biology

Thread: Anybody had an interview at The Beatson Institute or Shefffield? Bioscience

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02-Jan-15, 10:45
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Thread: Anybody had an interview at The Beatson Institute or Shefffield? Bioscience

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21-Dec-14, 00:11
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posted about 5 years ago
Hi guys, so I got 2 interviews I am very excited and very worried at the same time. Has anybody interviewed there? What questions were you asked?

Thread: PhD Admissions

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11-Nov-14, 09:48
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posted about 5 years ago
I am also applying for PhD's at the moment so havent got much experience but I suppose you just gonna have to try and apply. Make sure you have great cover letter etc.
Or maybe you could do another MSc and ace it but who has money for that?

Thread: How did you feel after an interview and did you get it?

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11-Nov-14, 09:27
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As the title says really. I am wondering if its possible to get a position even if you feel the interview didnt go very well. What are your experiences?

Thread: article request, please.

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02-Nov-14, 17:36
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posted about 5 years ago
Thank you very much

Thread: article request, please.

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02-Nov-14, 15:43
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posted about 5 years ago
Hi guys, do you have an access to any of these articles?
Cheadle EJ, Sheard V, Rothwell DG, Bridgeman JS, Ashton G, Hanson V, Mansoor AW, Hawkins RE, Gilham DE (2014). Differential Role of Th1 and Th2 Cytokines in Autotoxicity Driven by CD19-Specific Second-Generation Chimeric Antigen Receptor T Cells in a Mouse Model. J Immunol. 2014 Apr 15;192(8):3654-65. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1302148. Epub 2014 Mar 12.

Hidalgo M, Amant F, Biankin AV, Budinská E, Byrne A, Caldas C, Clarke RB, De Jong S, Jonkers J, Mælandsmo GM, Romanā€Roman S, Seoane J, Trusolino L, Villanueva A (2014) Patient Derived Xenograft Models: An Emerging Platform For Translational Cancer Research, Cancer Discovery, 4(9):998-1013.

Singh JK, Farnie G, Bundred NJ, Simões BM, Shergill A, Landberg G, Howell SJ and Clarke RB (2013) Targeting CXCR1/2 Significantly Reduces Breast Cancer Stem Cell Activity and Increases the Efficacy of Inhibiting HER2 via HER2-dependent and -independent Mechanisms. Clinical Cancer Research, 19 (3); 643-656.

Thank you

Thread: Contacting a supervisor RE PhD advert

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28-Oct-14, 12:56
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posted about 5 years ago
Is this ok?

Dear Dr...

I am a final year Biochemistry undergraduate at the University of XXX and the reason I am contacting you is because the PhD programme vacancy you are currently advertising matches my skills and academic interests. I have familiarised myself with your work and I would appreciate it if you could tell me more about your proposed project and the methods that will be used.

I have attached my CV so that you can assess my suitability for this PhD project.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Yours Sincerely

Thread: Contacting a supervisor RE PhD advert

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27-Oct-14, 16:10
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Thank you for your advice. I have looked at his publications and can see what methods he normally uses. I will contact him and ask him about this project, will see what happens:)

Thread: Contacting a supervisor RE PhD advert

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27-Oct-14, 13:41
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There is PhD project I would be interested in. Email address of the supervisor is supplied to answer questions. There are no publications listed, no methodology used. I obviously looked at their lab page but still dont know what methods will be used.
I want to contact the supervisor but dont want to look silly. Can I email him and ask him about more info about the project? Do I mention I have looked on his website?
I would attach my CV and introduce myself.
Is this something that should be done or are they not expecting to be contacted?
Thanks guys:)

Thread: Cover letter advice, is anybody doing Wellcome Trust PhD?

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25-Oct-14, 15:08
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