Project Overview: Work towards a CLK probe

Hello everyone! This is my first post on the blog and I am going to give a brief summary of my main project as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at SGC-UNC. Protein phosphorylation is a quick and reversible mechanism with the aim to control biological functions. This mechanism involves structural conformational changes by adding a phosphate Read More …

Project overview: Understanding the pathogenic mechanism of ACVR1/ALK2 mutations

Hello world! I think I should let you know about the two diseases my project covers before we get started:  Firstly, diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG for short) is a childhood brain tumour that grows in a part of the brainstem called the pons. The disease progresses rapidly and the fact that it grows within the brainstem, and invades into nearby Read More …