News

Connectome 2022

10 Nov 2022

UK DRI Annual Meeting, Brighton 2022

Our MAP girls disseminated our most recent findings and techniques during Connectome 2022.

Farewell to one of our members

14 Oct 2022

Our Bioinformatician Combiz Khozoie is leaving the MAP

Combiz, one of our senior MAP team members is ready to continue his career at the Scale Space Imperial College London. For almost 4 years he contribuited to the UK DRI research projects.

Update: MAP study

01 Oct 2022

Fixed Tissue ready to go

Fixed tissue from Edinburgh, Bristol and KCL has arrived 

Welcome to the MAP team

15 Sep 2022

New Research Technicians

We are glad to announce that two bright scientists have joined the MAP team, Dorcas Cheung and Marianna Papageorgopoulou.  They will be involved in IMC and IHC amongst other techniques. Welcome to the team!

Farewell to one of our members

01 Sep 2022

Our Research Technician Callum Muirhead is leaving the MAP team

After more than two years in the MAP team, Callum Muirhead will take all his expertise in Imaging Mass Cytometry to Kings College London where he will become Senior Laboratory Technician. He organised several social meetings for the UK DRI and he will be missed. All the best Callum!

Welcome to the MAP team

15 Aug 2022

New Bioinformatician

Our warmest welcome to Michael Thomas. He will be part of our Bioinformaticians team, now that all our results are coming, we need a team to put all of those together! It is great to have all your expertise on board Michael!

Welcome to the MAP team

01 Aug 2022

New Data manager

Enoch Newman has joined our team as Data manager. Enoch has  several years of experience as Software engineer and designer, he is now bringing his best skills to handle huge amounts of data and results from our multiple projects. Welcome to the team!

New project for 2023

30 Jul 2022

The effects of the ABCA7/BIN1 on the pathology and gene expression in Alzheimer’s Disease.

Next year we will start an exciting project to characterise the multi-'omic changes in microglia, astrocytes and neurons alongside changes in pathology with ABCA7 and BIN1 variants.

New pre-print on TREM2 and AD out!

15 Jul 2022

Mechanisms contributing to differential genetic risks for TREM2 R47H and R62H variants in Alzheimer’s Disease

You can read the pre-print in MedRxiv here. This research characterised neuropathology and transcriptomic responses in heterozygotes for R47H-R62H TREM2 variant alleles and for c

Update: MAP study

30 Jun 2022

Work with fixed tissue is kicking off

We are thrilled to announce that our team has made such a great progress with the Multi-omics Atlas Project! We are soon receiving tissue from the Edinburgh Brain and Tissue Bank; our lab technicians are ready to process fixed human brain samples.