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Alex Little
Spotlight on.. Alex Little
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

At each SEB annual meeting, the spotlight is shone on some of the Society’s youngest and most ardent delegates during the Young Scientist Award sessions. In 2013, the Animal Section prize was awarded to Dr Alex Little for his talk on the ability of fish to alter their physiology during acclimation to a stressful environment - and if there’s anyone that can understand a stressful environment, it’s an early career researcher.

Poster Session
From proteome to phenotype: Role of post-translational modifications
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Post-translational protein modifications (PTMs) dramatically increase the complexity of cellular proteomics. It is now well established that PTMs are critical players in processes ranging from whole cellular metabolic reprogramming to fine-tuning responses of organisms to ever changing environmental conditions. However, many details on the molecular mechanisms underpinning PTM-mediated cellular signalling are yet to emerge.

SEB Spring 2018
Marine debris: Are there solutions to this global environmental problem?
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Richard Thompson, a professor at Plymouth University and an expert in the field of microplastics, recently delivered a public lecture at the University of the West of Scotland, sponsored by the Society for Environmental Biology. Here Shanice Fagan and Shonagh Bell, two undergraduate students from University of West Scotland present their perspectives on the lecture.

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Muskox Wooly undercoat: Unexpected tool for health monitoring and conservation
Spring 2018
29 April 2018

Qiviut cortisol in muskoxen as a potential tool for informing conservation strategies