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World Thrombosis Day #WTD21

This year TAPAS students joined in on twitter @TAPAS_ITN with #WTD21 on 13th October. World Thrombosis Day is the global yearlong movement to build awareness about #bloodclots, #KnowThrombosis #KeepLifeFlowing

TAPAS Student Wins Prize 👏🎁😊

Congratulations to Xueqing Wang for winning a prize at the 4th Annual CiMUS Workshop with her short talk on Platelet Proteomics and characterising platelet membrane receptors in their native environment using novel polymer-based nanodiscs.

✨TAPAS 2021 Conference 2: What has been achieved? ✨

This was a virtual network-wide event, which took place on 22nd – 24th June 2021, with thanks to our host Dr Ángel García at The Center for Research in Molecular Medicine and Chronic Diseases (CiMUS), The University of Santiago de Compostela @cimususc@TAPAS_ITN The 3 day conference was an opportunity to meet as a network for… Read more »

ESR Mobility: University of Rijeka, Croatia

ESR1, Raluca Neagoe (Ale), has completed a 10 week secondment at the University of Rijeka in Croatia. Ale was working in Antonija Begonja’s lab over the summer, before returning to the University of Birmingham in August. During the secondment Ale was: 1) Visualising PIP2 distribution and downstream signalling events in mouse bone marrow-derived megakaryocytes and… Read more »

Maastricht visits USC

On the first week of September Prof. Johan Heemskerk and the TAPAS student Delia Fernández, from Maastricht University, visited Prof. Ángel García’s lab at CIMUS, Santiago de Compostela, to set up the fluorescence microscopy-based platelet flow-adhesion assay using the Maastricht microfluidics chamber. The technology was set up successfully thanks to the team effort and hard… Read more »