Miguel-Aliaga LabGut Signalling and Metabolism


  • Lab members wanted


    Three ERC-funded positions, a maternity cover technician and a PhD studentship are currently available. Join the lab to pursue creative, rigorous and multidisciplinary science. We benefit from excellent core facilities, an international environment, and Brexit-proof funding.

    Postdoc: https://www.nature.com/naturecareers/job?id=656771. Your choice of project – but always happy to provide ideas. Closing date November 4th.

    Two technicians: https://www.nature.com/naturecareers/job?id=656767. To support our Drosophila or mouse/intestinal organoid work. Closing date October 21st

    Maternity cover: https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BNF786/research-technician. To continue one of our mouse gut/organoid-based projects. Closing date October 28th

    PhD studentship: https://www.findaphd.com/search/ProjectDetails.aspx?PJID=101188. Wo offer a project in collaboration with our next-door neighbour Susumu Hirabayashi, which will explore the role of intestinal transporters in physiology and disease in Drosophila.  Closing date to apply to the MRC LMS PhD programme is December 9th.

  • FlyBook gut review


    Our 35-page FlyBook chapter with Henri Jasper and Bruno Lemaitre is out. Everything you always wanted to know about the fly gut... and almost certainly more! Open access HERE

  • Lab day out 2018


    From Rye to Camber Sands. We walked, got slightly lost, went for a quick paddle in the sea, walked again, then pub!

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  • Suffrage Science award


    Irene is the proud recipient of a Suffrage Science heirloom – an award is inspired by the Suffragettes. It celebrates women in science and encourage others to enter science and reach senior leadership roles.

  • ERC success


    We have been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant to explore sex differences in intestinal physiology. Thanks to ERC for its continued support, and looking forward to the next five years of scientific freedom!

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