Archive: November 27, 2020

lifETIME Academic wins national 2020 TechWomen100 Award

By lifETIME CDT Administrator: Emma Lardner (University of Birmingham) Dr. Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer, Royal Academy of Engineering Fellow at the University of Birmingham, lifETIME supervisor and Chair of our Interdisciplinary Skills Committee has won a TechWomen100 Award which celebrates the success of future female tech leaders. Dr. Oppenheimer has demonstrated a great success in her work on

From a 3D perspective: AML and the bone marrow niche

By LifETIME CDT Student: Lauren Hope (University of Glasgow)   Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a malignancy of the blood, caused by a build-up of genetic mutations, which can lead to a lack of mature blood cells in the bloodstream. Current AML research includes the use of small animal models and 2D cell culture systems. Whilst

2020 Cohort Training Programme

By lifETIME CDT Administrator: Emma Lardner (University of Birmingham) Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the UK earlier this year, we have worked hard to adapt the lifETIME programme to be delivered online. Our 2019 cohort were fortunate enough to be able to have in-person rotational training which created an environment to network with other cohort members,