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Dr Elizabeth Murchison CRUK Future Leaders in Cancer Research Prize, 2014

Dr Elizabeth Murchison, Reader in Comparative Oncology and Genetics at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded a 2014 Cancer Research UK Future Leaders in Cancer Research Prize. This prize recognises individuals who have demonstrated the potential to achieve world-leading status by producing international research. The prize was awarded at the 2014 National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Conference in Liverpool.

Dr Murchison said, “I am deeply honoured to be the recipient of this prestigious prize, and it is a great encouragement for developing my future research. This prize recognises the work of the many people who were involved in our work on transmissible cancers”. Dr Murchison’s laboratory studies the genetics and evolution of transmissible cancers in dogs and Tasmanian devils.

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The BOAS group was delighted to welcome the Channel 4 team that is covering Crufts to film a short segment on airway disease in the brachycephalic dogs. Iwan Thomas brought his delightful young French bulldog puppy, Frank who was star of the show…..

Plagues edited by Jonathan Heeney & Sven Friedemann - Published by CUP

Plagues have inflicted misery and suffering throughout history. This book examines the spectrum of tragic consequences of different types of plagues, from infectious diseases to over-population and computer viruses. The essays analyse the impact that plagues have had on humanity and animals.

 

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