Welcome Camilla!

Welcome to Camilla, who is joining us as a new PhD student from Italy, working with Dr Massimo Vassilli in School of Engineering. Camilla graduated in Biomedical Engineering at the Politecnico di Milano, where she then concluded a Master in Biomechanics and Biomaterials. During her Master, she developed a strong interest in cellular biomechanics and

Fantastic Proteins!

Want to know some more about the Fantastic Proteins we work with in the lab? Why are they so fantastic? What is their role and why are they so important to us? Watch our short clips below by our Fantastic Team! Got a question or want to see more? Contact us or tweet us @theglasgowcemi


A big CeMi welcome to our newest members of the team, Hussain, Rosalia & Udesh! Hussain and Udesh are joining the HEALIKICK project and Rosalia is working with Prof Dalby on an MRC project. Read below for some background on the new team members…. Dr Udesh Dhawan I developed an early interest in genetics when

Mind & Body Healing Symposium

Event information The University of Glasgow and University College London are joining together for a half day symposium, in support of the Sir Bobby Charlton Foundation. Both teams are working with the Foundation, which aims to improve the lives of victims of conflict. The Foundation’s work is so important to civilians affected by war, often

Cool outreach activities

During lockdown, the CeMi have participated in fun activities, from personal fitness goals to cooking challenges, raising funds for the Sir Bobby Charlton Foundation to support the COVID-19 crisis in vulnerable communities (see: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/centre-for-the-cellular-microenvironment-uofg). As part of the activities, Sara Trujillo-Munoz created some fun sketches and activities for the #TinyTeamUofG (and adults!). From colouring Sir

New Research Incentive Grant for Hannah Donnelly!

Congratulations to Hannah Donnelly, a PDRA with Prof Matt Dalby at the Centre for the Cellular Microenvironment, was this month awarded a Research Incentive Grant (RIG) from The Carnegie Trust. RIGs are an excellent opportunity for early career researchers to undertake, as the Principle Investigator, a short research project. This project can be stand-alone in