Written by Rebecca Brown. During development, cells in the zebrafish embryo oscillate between solid and liquid state due to different pressures in environment – a process known as tissue ‘melting’. Following almost a decade of research, Mongera et al. have shown that anterior-posterior axis elongation of the zebrafish embryo relies on such methods. Whilst cellsContinue reading “‘JIGGLE’ CELLS”


What does your typical day consist of? I get into work in the cardiac theatres at around 7:30 and look to see if I have been allocated a theatre to work in that morning. Operations taking place are often coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and valve replacements. I set up the heart lung bypass machineContinue reading “ALICE POLKINGHORNE – PERFUSIONIST”