MRC Human Genetics Unit
Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit

News 2013

An archive of MRC HGU News from 2013

Medical Research Council: 100 years of lifechanging discoveries

MRC HGU News 2013 - MRC Illustration
The MRC has published an document for it's centenary, illustrating 100 years of scientific discoveries: March 2013

Edinburgh Super-Resolution Imaging Consortium (ESRIC) PhD Studentships

Image from the Super Resolution Imaging Consortium
Beginning September 2013 - Two fully-funded 3 year PhD Studentships in high-resolution biological imaging: March 2013

Edinburgh Science Festival Talks 2013

MRC HGU News 2013 - science festival talks
IGMM Scientists will explain their work at the Edinburgh Science Festival: March 2013

Young Academy of Scotland New Members

MRC HGU News 2013 - rse
Three members of the IGMM community appointed to the RSE Young Academy of Scotland: March 2013

Chancellor's Fellowships

IGMM News 2013: Chancellor's Fellowships
Exciting opportunities for talented postdoctoral scientists at the MRC IGMM: April 2013

Mini Scientists in Edinburgh

MRC HGU News 2013 - science festival
1,174 children visited the mini scientist event at Edinburgh International Science Festival: April 2013

IN PICTURES: Inside the heart

Inside the Heart Entry
Scientists nationwide submitted videos and images, documenting their research of the heart: July 2013

Visit of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal

Chancellor's Visit - Welcome
Princess Anne visits the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre: October 2013

Heart OPT recognised by the BHF (Scotland)

Harris Morrison collects the Communicator of the Year Award from the British Heart Foundation: October 2013

3D insight into role of genetics in face development

3D Insight into genetic development
A recent study led by scientists from our MRC Human Genetics Unit, has shown that differences in the activity of gene enhancers drive subtle variation in facial development: November 2013