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Our strategy

We aim to create an inspiring environment in which outstanding scientists can excel. By providing state-of-the-art core facilities and support for our researchers, we foster new collaborations that spark discoveries about fundamental cellular processes and their relevance in disease.

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Research advances

In Cell Host Microbe, the Lehner lab have used quantitative proteomics to discover a novel model of HIV interference with immunometabolism through downregulation of the amino-acid carrier SERINC3/5 and the transporter SNAT1.

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Research advances

Annexin A2 is a novel mTOR-independent modulator of autophagy, reports the Rubinsztein lab in Nature Communications. Transcriptional upregulation of this actin-nucleating factor is important for actin-mediated sorting of ATG9A during autophagosome formation.

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New Senior Clinical Fellow

We are delighted to welcome Michael Weekes as a new Wellcome Trust Senior Clinical Fellow who is establishing his research into innate immune evasion at the CIMR.

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Highly Cited Researchers in Cell Biology

Our Deputy Director David Rubinsztein is listed in a new publication analysis from Lab Times as the fourth most cited European author in cell biology.

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Young Investigator Meeting UK

The first Young Investigator Meeting (YIM) UK took place on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus on September 9th. Co-organized by early career CIMR researchers and IndiaBioscience, this open meeting aimed to promote networking among young scientists as well as new international collaborations.

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A unique partnership between basic and clinical research, aiming to understand the cellular basis of disease

New publications

Lehner lab (Cell Host Microbe 2015)

HIV targets host immunometabolism.

Rubinsztein lab (Nature Comm. 2015)

Autophagy promoted by Annexin A2.

Smith lab (Nature 2015)

T cell exhaustion and clinical outcome.

Lehner lab (Science 2015)

HUSH complex maintains transcriptional silencing.

Marciniak lab (Plos Path. 2015)

Pseudomonas induction of ER stress.

Luzio lab (Traffic 2015)

Mammalian HOPS complex control of lysosome fusion.

Woods lab (Nature Genetics 2015)

PRDM12 regulates congenital insensitivity to pain.

Göttgens lab (Cell Stem Cell 2015)

Combined single cell analysis of blood stem cells.