Here is our Team! 


July 3rd, 2023


With new members in the lab, it is time for

a new group picture. From left to right:

Andy, Henry, Aisha, Tiago and Marine.

Our Lab is moving

September 1st, 2022

We are joining the Centre for Inflammatory Disease at the Department of Immunology and Inflammation , in the Hammersmith Campus of Imperial College. Lots of new opportunities to come. We had a great time at the Department of Life Sciences, thank you for the support. 

And now is time to pack ....


Annual Meeting of the London Stem Cell Network


October 19th, 2021


Tiago presented our findings on the role of IL-1 in regulating the haematopoietic stem cells response to stress at the 4th Annual meeting of the London Stem Cell Network.    


Away Day at the London Zoo

September 24th, 2021

We joined the Department of Immunology and Infammation Away Day at the London Zoo. Great to meet so many people and new collaborators for the first time since the pandemic. 

London Zoo

Joint Christmas party between the Luis and the LoCelso Labs

Christmas partyDecember 17th, 2020

This year our Christmas party went virtual. We headed to the kitchen and had great fun on a ginger bread house competition. Here are some of our masterpieces!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year everyone!

Ginger Bread houses

Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund Project grant

KKLFNovember 17th, 2020

Thrilled to have received a Kay Kendall Leukaemia Fund Project Grant. We will investigate the mechanisms regulating HSC’s quiescence and proliferation and will be hiring soon! 

Blood and Bone Webinar

zoom captureSeptember 10th, 2020

Tiago presented a webinar at the Blood and Bone series organized by Kellie Machlus at Harvard Medical School. Great initiave to keep us all connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Seminar at The University of Manchester

June 8th, 2020

Tiago presents a webinar with the latests work on the role of the bone marrow niche in the regulation of platelet-biased hematopoietic stem cells. 

Congratulations to Dr Vasiliki

March 9th, 2020

Congratulations to Dr Vasiliki for her PhD Viva in Edinburgh, from the fantastic work she did in Prof Katrin Ottersbach lab. Well done!

Seminar at the University of Paris, Paris Descartes

March 6th, 2020

Tiago presents a seminar at The University of Paris, on the role of the haematopoietic stem cell niche in the regulation of the stem cells response to stress haematopoiesis. Very productive meeting with local experts in the filed.

Pizza time


February 13th, 2020

It is Pizza time! Lunch lab out together with Lo Celso group. 




First group photo of the Luis Lab

Group Photo 1January 30th, 2019

With new lab memebrs on board it is time for our first group photo at the main hall of the Sir Alexander Fleming Building




Seminar at the Hubrecht Institute

January 13th, 2020

Tiago presents a seminar in Utrecht, The Netherlands. Very good discussions with great researchers from the Hubrecht Institute and The University of Utrecht  

ISEH Annual Meeting in Brisbane, Australia

ISEH Brisbane auditorium

August 23, 2019


It is about to start another great meeting of the International Society for Experimental Hematology. Come to our poster tomorrow to see our latest work. 




Seminar at the DKFZ institute in Heidelberg

May 16, 2019

Tiago presented a seminar at the DKFZ institute in Heidelberg, Germany. Excelent discussions with the comunity of hematopoiesis experts from HI-STEM!

Our Lab highlighted in Nature Protocols

May 7, 2019

Our lab highlited in the London Stem Cell Network Meeting review from the editors of Nature Protocols. Check it out here!

London Stem Cell Network Annual Symposium

LSCN-2019April 30, 2019


Another annual symposium of the London Stem Cell Network happenned today at the Francis Crick Institute and Tiago talked about platelet-biased hematopoietic stem cells in the bone marrow perivascular niche.

Thanks LSCN and BioLegend for the best oral presentation prize.



Professor David Scadden visits Imperial College

David ScaddenApril 29, 2019


It was great meeting Professor David Scadden, who visited our department today. Very inspiring discussions together with the Lo Celso Lab. Looking forward for his Keynote lecture tomorrow at the LSCN annual symposium.



3rd ESH meeting on Haematological Tumour Microenvironment

February 24, 2019

Tiago is heading to the European School of Haematology meeting on haematological Tumour Microenvironment, at the Francis Crick Institute. If you are there, come and say hello!

Tiago presenting at the London Stem Cell Forum

November 14, 2018

Tiago is presenting today his most recent work on thrombocytopenia, stem cell niche and IL-1, in the London Stem Cell Forum at The Francis Crick Institute. 

The Beginning

November 1, 2018

The Luis Lab opens it's doors today at the Department of Life Sciences of Imperial College London. We are on the 5th Floor of the beautiful Sir Alexander Fleming Building in the South Kensington Campus.