School of Life and Health Sciences
Cell & Tissue Biomedical Research
Early career researchers from UK universities and biomedical research institutes are invited to apply for funding to participate in a workshop to be held January 29-February 2, 2017 in South Africa. The workshop is the first milestone in an effort funded by the British Council to tackle the problem of Obesity in Egypt, South Africa, and the U.K. through collaborative basic and clinical studies in the fields of obesity and exercise research. The workshop will focus on the role of mitochondria, including high resolution functional and morphological assessments of mitochondria in the context of exercise and obesity. The workshop is entitled “Enhancing mechanistic understanding of exercise and obesity: designing personalised intervention strategies” and aims at building a network of researchers and clinicians from the three countries to address the obesity challenge.
Dr Alaa Refaat, Zewail City University, Egypt, 2015. Read Alaa's blog here
Dr Tram Phamthikim, Ho Chi Min City Centre for Biotechnology, Vietnam. 2016
Member of the Biology Teaching Programme
Glenn Award for Ageing Research. 2014. Fellow of the Society of Biology. 2011. Aston Excellence Award for Outstanding Researcher of the Year 2009. 1st Catherine Pasquier Prize. From European Society for Free Radical Research 2004.
Chair, UK Deans of Science 2013-2015
European Society for Free Radical Research. 2008-2016
Biochemical Society Theme Panel III 2007-2016
Boost your career! Get funded for a world class research/training/transfer of knowledge experience at Aston University, Birmingham. Apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships. See HERE for details of current calls:
British Society for Research on Ageing
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