Consortium scientists take part in CF Unite Event

Saturday, July 13th 2013

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CFUnite.jpgDr Uta Griesenbach & Dr Ian Pringle were in Nottingham today to take part in an event organised by CF Unite. Ian gave a presenation on CF Genes & Genetics and Uta talked about the ongoing work of the Consortium.

About CF Unite - Cystic Fibrosis Unite aims to bridge the gap between people with CF and the researchers investigating CF and how best to treat those with the condition. CFUnite has been created by people with CF, parents of children with CF, researchers and clinicians. It is funded by The Wellcome Trust and the University of Nottingham.

Following their presentations there was also a live Q&A with question submitted by the public.

You can watch the presentations again and listen to the disussion again at the links below.

  1. Introduction 
  2. Ian Pringle CF Genes and Genetics 
  3. Discussion about Ian's Presentation
  4. Uta Griesenbach Where are we now and where are we going? 
  5. Q&A Discussion 



A CFTR Western blot, to confirm protein production in cell culture.


A frozen vial of GL67A (left) and a frozen vial of pGM169 plasmid DNA (right)


Pellets of DNA following precipitation.