News & Updates

November 4, 2019

A new PhD opportunity is available in the Macqueen lab through the EASTBIO scheme, in collaboration

with Prof. Sam Martin's lab in Aberdeen

"Functional role of transcript diversity in salmon immunity: development of full-length RNA sequencing"

See:

https://www.findaphd.com...

June 12, 2019

Are you interested in the functional genomics of fishes, framed in an evolutionary context?

Then apply for a 38 month post-doc position in my lab employed on the EC H2020 programme funded AQUA-FAANG project. See below

Closing date: 19 July 20. Contact me to find out more...

June 5, 2019

Huge congratulations to Manu (centre) for passing his viva with minor corrections. Manu is everyone's favourite guy, so his excellent performance was well received all round.

Many thanks to Manu's external examiner Dr Michaël Bekaert (left) from the University of S...

December 17, 2018

It was recently confirmed that the European Commission will start grant preparation for the Horizon 2020 project 'AQUA-FAANG – Advancing European Aquaculture by Genome Functional Annotation.' The project will run 48 months, has a value of 6 million Euros, and is likely...

December 15, 2018

Come join my lab at the Roslin Institute!

A core scientist position is available for at least 28 months, investigating fundamental and applied aspects of genome structure, function and evolution. This is an exciting opportunity to work at the cutting-edge of genomics in...

September 10, 2018

The Macqueen lab will play a major role in a new BBSRC project funded under the UK Aquaculture Initiative as a consortium grant:

AquaLeap: Innovation in Genetics and Breeding to Advance UK Aquaculture Production

This 36 month project will be led by Prof. Ross Houston at...

August 24, 2018

Big congratulations to Dwight Causey, who has published his first paper in the Journal of Proteomics. 

The paper is titled "Proteomic comparison of selective breeding and growth hormone transgenesis in fish: Unique pathways to enhanced growth"

https://www.sciencedirect....

August 1, 2018

Big news for the Macqueen lab: we are moving to the The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh.

Dan is up-taking a new post as a Research Group Leader (Readership) from the end of October 2018.

April 23, 2018

Congratulations to all involved in our new paper accepted for publication in Journal of Experimental Biology:

Alzaid A, Kim J-H, Devlin RH, Martin SAM, Macqueen DJ. 2018. Growth hormone transgenesis in coho salmon disrupts muscle immune function impacting cross-talk wit...

April 16, 2018

I wrote a review about teleost IGFBPs in collaboration with Dr Daniel Garcia de la serrana: "Insulin-Like Growth Factor-Binding Proteins of Teleost Fishes

(https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fendo.2018.00080/full)

This was an invited review, and is part of the...

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