Month: December 2008

Dad can I have a rabbit? (Fixing Proteomics Campaign)

Is proteomics a dirty word?  As a result of the down-sizing of proteomics research in industry many people have lost their jobs and morale is at an all-time low.  There are still huge barriers preventing proteomics delivering on its promises. The Fixing Proteomics Campaign (link here) has been set up to “solve the experimental challenges…


Proteomic Bioinformatics Module

Last week saw successful delivery of the proteomic bioinformatics module on Cranfield University’s Masters course in Applied Bioinformatics.  The week included practical workshops and lectures, some of which were delivered by myself and Luca Bianco, but with several from external professionals including  Quotient BioResearch’s Chris Barton and Rich Kay who explained how they use proteomics…


BSPR Meeting at Imperial College

The one day proteomics meeting was well attended (so well that they ran out of sandwiches!)  Interesting talks included Dr. Israel Gloger from GSK, Director of Discovery Technology.  He presented a large scale proteomics study that had been performed at GSK for Alzheimer’s disease biomarker discovery.  I’m assuming his data was from before 2006, when…


MRMaid in MCP journal – the celebratory cake!

MRMaid team @ Cranfield To celebrate the acceptance of the MRMaid research paper in the high impact Molecular & Cellular Proteomics journal, we had a mini office party complete with a mermaid cake – yummy!


Bioinformatics online is no more! New site!

MRMaid paper in MCP Posted on Monday 17 November 2008 On 15th November 2008, the MRMaid paper was published online in the ‘papers in press’ section of MCP Journal’s website see: http://www.mcponline.org/papbyrecent.shtml. It is free to download now, and is scheduled to appear in the February 2009 edition of MCP. A big thank you goes…