-- The London Proteomics Discussion Group --
Proteomics seminar series for the South East

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Proteomics seminar series for the South East
Methods Challenge
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About the LPDG

We are a free, local proteomics seminar series in the South East,
with a focus towards networking, discussion and supporting early career researchers.

The LPDG...

was founded to bring together the large community of proteomics scientists all working in and around London. We aim to provide a space for discussion, with a focus on methods and early career researchers (two fundamental building blocks of good research!), on all topics related to proteomics. The meetings comprise of research talks framed by a proteomics methods challenge, lunch, refreshments and pizza - they are free to attend thanks to sponsorship.

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These seminars would not be possible without our amazing sponsors.
If you are interested in sponsoring an LPDG seminar,
please get in touch at sponsor@londonproteomics.co.uk

Webinar Programme

Proteomics: The role of cardiovascular proteomics

22nd April 2022 14:00 GMT

Prof Alicia Lundby

Chasing the molecular dysregulation behind cardiac disorders by proteomics based data driven approaches

In this presentation Prof. Lundby will present the most recent findings from her group, outlining proteomics based investigations of cardiac samples from patients as well as from model organisms to understand the protein dysregulation associated with cardiac disorders. The presentation, focused on bradycardia in heart failure and on arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy will cover strategies on multi-omics data integration and a perspective on clinical phenotyping of cardiac patients by proteomics approaches.


Prof Harald Mischak

The urinary proteome/peptidome depicting cardiovascular pathology

In combination with the data on other pathologies, results demonstrate that urinary peptides/proteins mirror several highly relevant pathobiological processes, especially fibrosis via multiple collagen fragments. All these processes are initiated at the molecular level, prior to organ damage. Thus, their specific assessment is expected to enable early and targeted intervention, aiming at even preventing the disease onset and end organ damage.

Event Speakers

Would you like to present at an LPDG meeting? Email: speaker@londonproteomics.co.uk
Research presentations from:

Prof Alicia Lundby
Prof Alicia Lundby
Prof Alicia Lundby University of Copenhagen

Prof. Lundby holds a M.Sc. Degree in Physics-Biophysics (2006) and a Ph.D. degree in Health and Medical Sciences (2009) from The University of Copenhagen. As a student and as postdoctoral fellow she trained at University of California San Diego (USA), RIKEN Brain Science Institute (Japan) and at The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (USA). She was appointed Associate Professor at The University of Copenhagen in 2015 and became Professor of Cardiac Proteomics at the University of Copenhagen in 2020.

Prof Harald Mischak
Prof Harald Mischak
Prof Harald Mischak University of Glasgow

Prof Mischak holds a position as Professor for Proteomics and Systems Medicine at the University of Glasgow, and is the chief scientific officer of Mosaiques AG and executive director of Mosaiques diagnostics GmbH and Mosaiques DiaPat GmbH. With more than 400 scientific publications on signaling and proteomics, cited over 34000 times, he is one of the leading experts worldwide in the field of proteome research and applied systems biology. Prof. Mischak is also named as inventor on more than 100 patent applications, the majority on proteomic biomarkers.

Prof Donald Jones
Prof Donald Jones
Prof Donald Jones University of Leicester

Prof Jones research interests include identification of biomarkers for cardiovascular disease (mainly AMI and HF) and the translation of candidate biomarkers to clincial use.




Here is a list of answers to frequently asked questions for speakers, delegates and sponsors

If you still have unanswered questions after reading this page, wish to present a talk, suggest a venue or sponsor a meeting, please contact us.

Organising Committee

The organising committee is made up of early and "not-so-early" career scientists
from academia and industry.
If you are interested in joining the committee, please get in touch.

Dr Harvey Johnston
Dr Harvey Johnston Chairperson, Founder

After my PhD in blood plasma cancer proteomics I moved to the Cancer Proteomics Group at UCL. I founded the LPDG as a focus group for the SE. I am currently at the Babraham Institute investigating protein degradation pathways using proteomics.

Dr Harry Whitwell
Dr Harry Whitwell Communications Officer

I am a post doc at ICL, developing mass spectrometry and data analysis methodology for the study of protein PTMs, in particular methylation. My research is multidisciplinary, using chemistry, bioinformatics and biology. For more info, click here.

Dr Lukas Krasny
Dr Lukas Krasny Secretary

I am a post-doc at the ICR in Paul Huang’s group. My research interest is in extracellular matrix remodelling during cancer progression. From an analytical point of view, I am interested in protein quantification by DIA mass spectrometry.

Dr Roberto Buccafusca
Dr Roberto Buccafusca Treasurer

I manage an MS lab at QMUL. I graduated from Drexel University (USA) in Biomedical Science, completing my PhD work at Harvard University. After a long stint in the private sector, I re-joined academia here in the UK researching lipidomics and proteomics.

Danai Kati
Danai Kati
Danai Kati Committee Member

Danai studied biology and biomedical sciences in Greece. She has worked in numerous labs in England, Singapore, the Netherlands and Greece. Now she is focusing on her PhD at UCL in Primary Biliary Cholangitis analyzing human samples using Mass spectrometry.

Suniya Khatun
Suniya Khatun Committee member

I am a PhD student at UCL on the CellX project in the Thalassinos Lab studying competition in cellular populations using mass spectrometry-based proteomics.

Tom Ruane
Tom Ruane Committee member

Tom works for SCIEX in the London region helping customers with MS and 'OMICS applications. He gained an interest in MS from working with Prof Roy Goodacre, Manchester Institute of Biotech. applying -omics and chemometric approaches for rapid food authenticity determination.

Joanna Kirkpatrick
Dr Joanna Kirkpatrick
Dr Joanna Kirkpatrick Committee member

Joanna Kirkpatrick
Crick Insitute

Dr Jack Houghton
Dr Jack Houghton
Dr Jack Houghton Committee member

Jack is a post-doc in the Tate Group at Imperial with an interest in proteomics methodology development and bioinformatics.

Dr Vahitha Abdul Salam
Dr Vahitha Adbul Salam
Dr Vahitha Abdul Salam Committee member

Vahitha is a lecturer in vascular pharmacology at WHRI, QMUL.

London and the South East
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