Literature Review: Distinguishing closely-related amyloid precursors using an RNA aptamer

16 April 2019
Amyloid fibrils are misfolded proteins which have assembled to form insoluble aggregates in the form of fibers that are resistant to degradation. Amyloid formation is often associated with a disease that is specific to the proteins or localisation of the aggregate. Well known examples of amyloid diseases include Alzheimer’s disease, Diabetes type 2 […]

Congratulations to Dr Mateja Vidic

1st June 2018

We are very pleased to announce that Mateja Vidic has completed and been awarded her PhD for the Development of DNA Aptamers Specific for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer by the University of Ljubljana, Slovenija. Her experience in aptamer selection and application is a valuable asset to our lab and we are very proud […]

Spotlight: Laboratory Technician, Katriona Harrison

Working at Aptamer Group:
The continued success of Aptamer Group means that the scientific team continues to grow. One member who joined us this summer is Katriona.  Now she has had the chance to establish herself, we took the opportunity to catch up with her.

Hi Katriona, please tell us a little about yourself.

I am currently a […]

Spotlight: Selection Technician, Mateja Vidic

19th September, 2017
An insight into working at Aptamer Group
Mateja joined Aptamer Group in August as a Selection Technician. Now she has had the chance to  settle in and become established in her role, we took the opportunity to catch up with her.
Can you tell us a bit about your Ph.D.?
I have just finished the research […]

Spotlight: Lab Automation Scientist, Stefan Sipika

24 November 2016

Stefan is our Lab Automation Scientist; he has worked in industry for a number of years and has brought his excellent skills and knowledge to Aptamer Group. This week we chat to him as our spotlight…

Hi Stefan, so tell us a little bit about your role here at Aptamer?

My main responsibilities are the […]

Spotlight: Research Scientist, Amy Keelty

07 November 2016

This week we caught up with Amy Keelty, our Research Scientist at Aptamer Group! Amy has been working with the company for a number of months now and has become a valuable team member, so it was great to speak to her and learn a little bit more about her role.

Hi Amy, so […]

Spotlight: Business Development Executive Zaid Al-Risheq

21 September 2016
It’s been a few weeks since we last did our spotlight feature and this week we are talking to our Business Development Executive Zaid Risheq. Zaid has been part of the team since the beginning of May; let’s hear his thoughts about Aptamer!
Hi Zaid, you are our newest member of staff, what made […]

Spotlight: Senior Scientist Dr Shraddha Aptekar

3 August 2016

In our spotlight feature we catch up with our team and get to know more about them and their working life. Today we are speaking with Dr Shraddha Aptekar, our Senior Research Scientist.

Hi Shrads, so tell us a little bit about your job and what you do on a daily basis?

As a Senior […]

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Aptamer Spotlight: Group Office Manager Katie Lockwood

08 July 2016

It’s time to get to know one of our longest serving employees, Katie Lockwood who runs the office and keeps us all in check! Katie started with us as an Administrator but has quickly expanded her skills and now is our Group Office Manager. Let’s chat to Katie and get her thoughts on Aptamer […]

Aptamer Spotlight: Laboratory Manager Darren Morgan

21 June 2016
Our last spotlight was getting to know our business development team this time we think it would be a great to learn more about our lab team. Darren, our Laboratory Manger joined Aptamer Group at the beginning of the year moving from The Binding Site. This time the spotlight turns to him.
Hi Darren, so […]