Delfim's talk at the Crick Stem Cell Forum

July 2017


Congratulations to Cristina

June 2017

Cristina was promoted to reader, we are happy and proud to accompany her on this journey!

Congratulations to Myriam!

Myriam was awarded first prize for second year PhD research poster in 2017! 

Myriam prize

Invitation and press release

March 2017

Cristina accepted an invitation to be the special New Investigator Speaker at the annual ISEH meeting in Germany, August 2017

The participants of the 2017 ASH-EHA Translational Research Training in Hematology joint program were just announced, check the American Society of Hematology's press release.

Lab members awarded!

February 2017

Congratulations to Delfim Duarte and Dina Pospori!                                                                                                                                 Delfim won the Translational Research Training in Hematology award from the European Hematology Association and American Society of Hematology. Dina Pospori won the DoLS Travel Award to go the  2nd Scientific Workshop on The Tumour Environment in Haematological Malignancies and its Therapeutic Targeting.


Happy 2017 and new appointments:

January 2017:

Cristina joined The Francis Crick Institute which is a fantastic opportunity for the whole group  (Press release). She recently also became network lead at the Stem Cell Regenerative Medicine Network


Nature paper is out and is receiving a lot of media attention!

 T-cell acute leukaemia exhibits dynamic interactions with bone marrow microenvironments     

It is lovely to see the work recognized and commented multiple times in so many different outlets, to point a few:

Imperial press release       Cristina on Naked Scientist BBC5 

Edwin featured on The Age    Delfim on Jornal de Notícias

 Science Snaps           The Hippocratic Post     

 Cristina on HFSP Awardees articles          EurekAlert

Congratulations Reema!

September 2016: 

A new open access book on Microscopy and Analysis is out! Congratulations to Reema for her chapter:                

Automated Identification and Measurement of Haematopoietic Stem Cells in 3D Intravital Microscopy Data


A toast to this publication and the next ones to come!


More congratulations!

July 2016:

To Edwin, Delfim, Reema, Folake and Nicola as well as all other authors on having their work on intravital microscopy of T cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia accepted for publication, more details soon to follow!

June 2016:

To Letizia Vanieiri and all authors for their publication in Open Biology! Systematic tracking of altered haematopoiesis during sporozoite-mediated malaria development reveals multiple response points:  Vanieri et al, 2016


March 2016:

To Delfim Duarte for being awarded a departmental travel grant AND a short talk presentation at the upcoming EMBL Hematopoiesis meeting, June 3-5 2016

March 2016:

To Nicola Ruivo on the birth of little Lucas

December 2015:

To Dr Reema Khorshed for being accepted to present her conference paper at ISBI 2016 in Prague.

July 2015:

To Dr Reema Khorshed and co-authors for their publication (and cover!!) in Stem Cell Reports
"Autmated Identification and Localization of Hematopoietic Stem Cells in 3D Intravital Microscopy Data"
Read more here: Khorshed et al., Stem cell Reports 2015

April 2015:

to Dr Edwin Hawkins on the birth of little Austin and Alexa

April 2015:

to Hannah Almuttaqui for securing an exciting PhD position in Oxford University

March 2015:

to the whole group for being accepted as a Francis Crick Institute satellite. We are looking forward to many exciting collaborations!

January 2015:

to Alba Rodriguez Meira for securing a competitive PhD position at the Wetherhall Institute, Oxford University.

December 2014:

To Dr Edwin Hawkins for obtaining a junior PI position at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research (WEHI), Melbourne. The first research group budding from the Lo Celso group!

November 2014:

to Dr Folake Akinduro on the birth of little Sam.

May 2014:

to Dr Narges Rashdi and Mark Scott from the lab on their recent publication in Blood.
Read more here:
Rashidi et al., Blood 2014