Can we slow down skin cancer progression?

The progression from benign cells to melanoma is not fully understood. In addition to genetic alterations, some epigenetic mechanisms, the ones that do not involve DNA sequence, play a role in the development and evolution of melanoma. My PhD project aims to disclose the epigenetic features behind melanoma progression. WeRead More

Leiden – Learning a new skill or two…

After a hard day getting their heads around the complexites of unsupervised clustering and box plots the 16 students, together with many of those scientists delivering their training, took a night out to try their hand at a new skill: 10-pin bowling. For a couple of hours the studentsRead More

Leiden – MELGEN ESRs begin their training

On the 18th January 2016, 16 of the 17 MELGEN Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) gathered in Leiden. They began an intensive 10-day course of training hosted by the Leiden University Medical Center and GenomeScan, one of MELGEN’s commercial partners. The course was designed to give all the students, irrespectiveRead More