MRC Toxicology Unit PhD Students win Research Prizes at the BTS Annual Congress 2016 in Manchester

May 18, 2016

Giles Hayward won the Royal Society Chemistry Toxicology Research Prize for his poster, entitled: ‘SMAC Mimetics induce Liver-specific NF-KB activation in vivo and protect against Hepatotoxicity’.


Giles Hayward accepting his prize














Kayleigh Frame won the In Vitro Toxicology Society sponsored Research Prize for the best Poster presenting work in the in vitro field of Toxicology, entitled: ‘Metabolic Reprograming of HepG2 cells alters mitochondrial function and expression of Bcl-2 family proteins that regulate both Autophagy and Cell Death’.


Kayleigh Frame accepting her prize


Also congratulations to Dr Gareth Miles, who was invited to present an Early Career Oral Communication, entitled: ‘Switching cells to Galactose results in Metabolic Reprogramming and profound changes in Cell Signalling and the Mitochondrial Proteome’.


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