Showing posts from July, 2022

2022 Interview Spotlight Series: Part I

This week on Simply Blood we are kicking off our 2022 Interview Spotlight Series. In Part I we are featuring the ISEH 2022 New Investigator’s Invitee: Christina Halsey, PhD. Here, Dr. Halsey answers questions about her scientific passions, career path, mentorship and more. Interested in hearing more about Dr. Halsey’s fascinating work?  Don’t miss her session at the ISEH 51st Annual Scientific Meeting this September ! Dr Christina Halsey Professor of Paediatric Haemato-Oncology Institute of Cancer Sciences, Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre University of Glasgow, UK Interviewed by Camille Malouf,  ISEH New Investigators Committee  & Alasdair Duguid, PhD Student in the labs of Christina Halsey and Katrin Ottersbach.

Coming Back to In-Person Hematology: ASH 2021, A Re-Cap

With relaxing COVID-19 restrictions toward the end of 2021, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) made a decision to offer a hybrid online/in-person format for the first time in Atlanta, USA. With this decision, ASH 2021 became a reference point on how to organize a hybrid meeting, and how to bring the hematology community together by engaging attendees both in-person and remotely. ISEH members had the chance to attend the best experimental hematology sessions both online and in-person, a number of which focused on the biology of clonal hematopoiesis and new molecular mechanisms driving malignant transformation, and are highlighted below. We also interviewed our ISEH member Dr. Alba Rodriguez-Meira, who presented her work through one of the Plenary Sessions at ASH 2021. A Few Highlights from ASH21 Sessions Taking advantage of state-of-the-art whole-genome sequencing technologies, Dr. Emily Mitchell from the Campbell Lab (Sanger Institute, Cambridge; Abstract 598) detailed their gro