Travel grants to Sam

Congratulations to PhD student Sam Firth for being awarded travel grants from Durham University Biophysical Sciences Institute and from the Microbiology Society to attend the 2022 International Copper Meeting in Sorrento, Italy!

FASEB Trace Elements

Last Thursday, Karrera presented the group’s work on salivary metal-binding peptides at FASEB Conference for Trace Elements in Biology and Medicine in Asheville, NC, USA. We are very grateful for financial support from the Department of Biosciences, which made the trip possible. Now it’s time recover from travel exhaustion and jetlag…

Atreyee’s talk

This afternoon Atreyee Mishra, a co-supervised final-year PhD student in the Walton Lab, presented her work on small Cu carriers with antibacterial and anticancer properties at the Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Gala Symposium. Well done, Atreyee!

Sam at Pint of Science Newcastle

The group is very proud of Sam Firth (4th year PhD student), who participated in Pint of Science Newcastle yesterday and shared her knowledge about all things copper to the general public. Well done, Sam! Here’s a photo of Sam in action: