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University receives funding as part of multi-million pound nuclear project
The University of Plymouth has been awarded funding as part of TRANSAT (TRANSversal Actions for Tritium), a £5million project funded as part of the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme and examining the environmental impacts of tritium
Analysing the fallout of radioactivity in the shadow of Chernobyl
Meet PhD student Emily Vernon, who spent a week in the irradiated zone in September.
The legacy of Chernobyl - 30 years on
Plymouth University news: Professor Awadhesh Jha writes about the lasting impact and lessons learned from the Chernobyl disaster in April 1986
The Trojan Horses project
Plymouth University Trojan Horses project: Elucidating the potential interaction of manufactured nanoparticles with polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: An integrated toxicogenomics approach.
Membrane fluidity influences sensitivity of ovarian cancer cell lines to auranofin
Plymouth University news: Increased fluidity in cell membranes could have a major impact on an ovarian cancer cell’s sensitivity to treatment using the anti-rheumatic drug auranofin, research led by Plymouth University suggests
Rising sea temperatures could enhance and accelerate radiation induced DNA effects in marine mussels
Plymouth University news: Increased sea temperatures could have a dramatic effect on radiation-induced damage in marine invertebrates, a study in conjunction with the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) suggests
Genetic Toxicology & Ecotoxicology Research Group collaborators
The Genetic Toxicology & Ecotoxicology Research Group collaborates extensively at local, regional, national and international levels.
BRCA1 deficiency increases sensitivity of ovarian cancer cells to auranofin
Plymouth University news: An anti-rheumatic drug could improve the prognosis for ovarian cancer patients exhibiting a deficiency of the DNA repair protein BRCA1, a study led by Plymouth University has found
Non-destructive technique measures oxygen levels in 3D cells used for toxicity testing
Plymouth University news: A non-destructive technique which can measure the presence of oxygen in 3D models of biological cells has been developed by scientists at Plymouth University and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca