New member of staff - Miss Laura Vergoz

Miss Laura Vergoz joined the department on 1 October 2013 to take up a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher/PhD student position in the Academic Unit of Nephrology. Laura’s project entitled, “A systems biology approach to understanding the molecular pathogenesis of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease’ is led by Prof Albert Ong and forms part of a collaborative project between Prof Ong, Dr Andrew Streets and Prof Daniel Coca (Control and Systems Engineering) to develop new systems approaches to studying cell behaviour in disease with a focus on the regulation of gene networks by microRNAs. Laura comes from Paris and was previously working at GlaxoSmithKline France as an intern in Biology Research and Development.