Switching off Cancers Diversity

A defining feature in over 2/3rds of all solid tumours is the continual loss and gain of whole are small parts of chromosomes. This instability, or CIN for short, strongly implicated in tumour initiation, progression, chemoresistance and poor prognosis. CIN is created through failures during mitosis, whereby whole or parts of a chromosome are segregated […]

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Our Latest Review Article “Stressing Mitosis to Death” is now online !

Great news, our latest review article “Stressing Mitosis to Death” has been accepted for publication by Frontiers in Oncology. You can access the provisional pre-press version here. The review is about how common stresses affect mitosis, and the impact these stresses can have on the blockbuster mitotic chemotherapy drug Taxol (paclitaxel) Finally here is one of […]

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New Mitotic Movies

The Garvan recently took possession of a fantastic new Leica SP8 confocal microscope, which we have been lucky enough to have play with. Here are the results from our first go with the microscope. Very impressive, and we are yet to push the system to its fully potential. The massive increase in resolution and quality […]

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