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Three Minute Thesis

Biomedical Sciences student, Juhi Kumar, is Brunel’s new Three Minute Thesis (3MT) champion twice over, taking home the £500 winning prize and the £100 people’s choice prize as voted by the audience.

The internationally renowned 3MT competition challenges PhD students to present their 8,000 word thesis in three minutes and on one PowerPoint slide. After facing some tough competition from 17 finalists, Juhi’s presentation on ovarian cancer was overwhelmingly declared the winner. Juhi is now studying towards her Biomedical Sciences PhD.

Euro Cancer 2019

Presenting our latest data in liquid biopsies at the 41st Euro-Global Summit on Cancer Therapy and Radiation Oncology; July 2019, London, UK.

UPM Biomedicals

5th Annual Conference, September 2019, Helsinki, Finland

Delivering a presentation with title: Investigating changes in the fetal-placental unit.

Dr Karteris delivered a talk with title: Common signalling pathways between endometriosis and ovarian cancer (ESGE 2019, Thessaloniki, Greece

Our poster was shortlisted for the "Best Selected ePosters Category"

New students

We are delighted to anounce the arrival of a new PhD student in our laboratory. Rachel Kerslake will work on the effects of novel adipokines in 3D human placental and ovarian cell models.