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Strengths and opportunities in research into extracellular matrix ageing: A consultation with the ECMage research community

April 16, 2024

Strengths and opportunities in research into extracellular matrix ageing: A consultation with the ECMage research community

Published! https://doi.org/10.1002/bies.202300223 Thanks to contributions by everyone who attended our sandpit during the afternoon session of our joint meeting with CIMA in York in January 2023.  Our groups enthusiastically discussed their ideas around what the gaps are and how to close those identified gaps in the research landscape associated with Extracellular Matrix Ageing. The results […]

EuroAgeNet Exchange and Training Funding

March 27, 2024

EuroAgeNet Exchange and Training Funding

The European Ageing Network  is offering the opportunity for researchers to apply for funding to facilitate exchange visits and training for research and technical staff, including early career researchers in ageing that bring together researchers from across Europe and the UK. We will fund targeted exchange visits for skills training, and training events or workshops.  […]

Young Leaders in Interdisciplinary Science

February 22, 2024

Young Leaders in Interdisciplinary Science

Prof Richard Hartley of BLAST opens the conference:   Prof Matt Dalby, Keynote Speaker, ECMage Co-director Prof Sharon Gerecht, Duke Keynote Speaker, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University     Some imaginative artistic note-taking by Mathis Riehle of the University of Glasgow at our recent Joint conference with BLAST and the lifETIME CDT:

Biochemistry Focus ECR webinar – ECM/Redox Signalling Axis:  From Cancer to Tissue Repair and Smarter Regenerative Therapies

January 5, 2024

Biochemistry Focus ECR webinar – ECM/Redox Signalling Axis: From Cancer to Tissue Repair and Smarter Regenerative Therapies

***Recording now available on Biochemical Society’s YouTube channel:  YouTube Channel  *** Tuesday, 23rd January 2pm to 3 pm GMT We are delighted to announce our next event through the Biochemical Society.  This webinar will feature four speakers selected through the ECMage network: The speakers are the following ECMage network colleagues: Mia Mohammed, University of Surrey […]

ECMage/BLAST/lifETIME CDT Joint Conference ‘Young leaders in interdisciplinary Ageing Science’  31 January 2024

October 20, 2023

ECMage/BLAST/lifETIME CDT Joint Conference ‘Young leaders in interdisciplinary Ageing Science’ 31 January 2024

We are delighted to announce our next Joint Networks meeting.  The event will be held on 31 January 2024 with the BLAST ageing network and the lifETIME CDT at the Edgbaston Park Hotel, University of Birmingham.   Registration is open,  please use this link to register. The Extracellular Matrix Network (ECMage) and the Building Links in […]

Dr Sahem Alkharabsheh’s Exchange at Liverpool

September 25, 2023

Dr Sahem Alkharabsheh’s Exchange at Liverpool

  Sahem Alkharabsheh has completed his exchange from Mutah University to gain crucial experience at the lab of Dr Liz Laird at the University of Liverpool. Sahem explains: ‘’The Exchange award gave me a fantastic chance for me as an early career researcher to obtain training and experience in fundamental molecular procedures employed in ECM […]

UK Ageing Research and Innovation:  showcasing UK and Ageing Networks

August 21, 2023

UK Ageing Research and Innovation: showcasing UK and Ageing Networks

This free event will showcase the best of UK ageing research and the activities of UKANet on 5th September at Portland Hall, University of Westminster.  Register here:  UKANet 5th Sept FREE registration   

Exchange Awards Round 2

August 1, 2023

Exchange Awards Round 2

Congratulations to our network colleagues on their exchange applications!  We are delighted to fund the following: 1. Mr Alexander Minns, PhD student at The University of Surrey, with Prof Mike Sherratt of The University of Manchester. Alex will learn peptide location fingerprinting (PLF), a proteomic analysis technique capable of identifying structural modification-associated differences in mass […]