The IMPC blog showcases the latest happenings at the IMPC and beyond: publications by the IMPC consortium, IMPC presence at conferences, interviews to scientists, and more.
Steroid Biosynthesis Pathway Could Be Targeted to Reactivate Anti-tumour Immunity
Guest blog post by Bidesh Mahata. Bidesh Mahata is a newly recruited group leader in the Division of Immunology, Department…
Published: 17 Jul 2020
Gene Found for BCAA Clearance in Brown Fat Protects Against Obesity & Diabetes
Branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) are amino acids that have a central carbon atom with a branch of three or more other carbon atoms (otherwise known as aliphatic side chains.) BCAAs include valine...
Published: 25 Jun 2020
Researchers Study Biomarker Patterns to Define the Start of Ageing
Scientists worldwide are still attempting to define ageing and mortality through research. Debate on ageing continues to vary widely and…
Published: 19 May 2020
Arf1-KO Induces Anti-Tumour Response with Protective Vaccination
A study investigating the role of Arf1 shows promising results for new therapeutic strategies involving DAMP-mediated anti-tumour immunity to target…
Published: 27 Apr 2020
SARS-CoV-2 and Mouse Genetics
What is SARS-CoV-2 and How Can Mice Help? Viruses are infective agents that cause disease. They are different from other…
Published: 2 Apr 2020