Breast Cancer Now Unit
Cancer Centre at Guy’s
Great Maze Pond
London, SE1 9RT
Tel: 020 7188 2360
Breast Cancer Now Unit
Cancer Centre at Guy’s
Great Maze Pond
London, SE1 9RT
Tel: 020 7188 2360
[01/07/2022] Béibhinn has been awarded the NIHR pre-doctoral fellowship in bioinformatics research methodology. She will begin an 18-month project investigating host-microbiome interactions in breast cancer this coming September.
[14/06/2022] Ellie and Radhika were selected for a talk and presented their work "The role of germinal centres and the B cell response in triple negative breast cancer" and "Multi-omics analyses reveal multimodal Fusobacterium DNA damage perturbations in colorectal cancer" at the PGR Symposium.
[20/04/2022] Breast Cancer Now broadcast: Biology always consists of patterns - my job is to look for those patterns in breast cancer data Find out more here.
[06/04/2022] Radhika was selected for a talk and presented her work titled “Multi-omics analyses reveal multimodal Fusobacterium DNA damage perturbations in colorectal cancer” at the Microbial infections and human cancer EMBO | EMBL Symposium
[01/02/2022] AI technology investigated for breast cancer diagnosis. Find out more here.
[08/11/2021] Dr Anita Grigoriadis' team have built a Zooniverse - online platform allowing volunteers to take part in scientific research. Task is to find microstructures in lymph nodes of breast cancer patients. Find out more here.
[04/10/2021] Congratulations to our new Masters' students Izzi and Vicky for receiving the MRes course prize for the highest overall grade this year.
[08/06/2021] Applications are now open for a Computational Research Associate within the Breast Cancer NOW Unit, School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences, at King's College London. Find out more here.
[07/06/2021] Congratulations to our PhD student Ellie for her recent publication in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences: Immune Crosstalk Between Lymph Nodes and Breast Carcinomas, With a Focus on B Cells.
[09/03/2021] Congratulation to our Masters student Izzi for winning the Translational Cancer Medicine award for top essay mark with her essay on CAR T cells for TNBC and in African-American women.
[16/02/2021] Congratulations to our postdoctoral cancer bioinformatician Jelmar Quist for his recent publication in Cancers: Random Forest Modelling of High-Dimensional Mixed-Type Data for Breast Cancer Classification.
[19/11/2020] Anita Grigoriadis features in Nature Research speaking about the importance of biobanking (Population matters: Biobanks accelerate geno–pheno discoveries).
[03/11/2020] Applications are now open for a Bioinformatician within the Breast Cancer NOW Unit, School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences, at King's College London. Find out more here.
[07/10/2020] Applications are now open for the Cancer Research UK City of London Centre PhD and Clinical Research Fellow Training Programme
[11/09/2020] Congratulations to Tom for winning the School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences Postgraduate Research Symposium three minute thesis heat competition!
[04/09/2020] Congratulations to Ellie for winning the School of Cancer and Pharmaceutical Sciences Postgraduate Research Symposium photo competition!
[17/02/2020] Jelmar will present a poster at AACR Annual Meeting 2020 in San Diego, USA
[02/01/2020] Tom will present a poster at the UKIBCS 2020 conference in Birmingham
[02/01/2020] Ellie joined the group as a PhD student
[31/10/2019] Radhika, Jelmar & Anita are teaching at the second UK India Bioinformatics workshop organised in collaboration with the Tata Memorial Centre.
23/10/2019] Radhika is presenting a poster at Host Microbiome Interactions conference at the Wellcome Genome Campus.
[08/10/2019] We have a new PhD available - More details can be found here.
[30/09/2019] Fangfang Joined the group
[21/09/2019] Kinjalka joined the group for a Masters project
[15/08/2019] We have a new position open for a Bioinformatician, applications close on Sunday 15th September 2019. More details and how to apply can be found here.
[01/07/2019] Mahedah, Animesh, Alfonso and Christelle left after completing their masters / summer projects with the group
[04/06/2019] Orsi will give a talk at the British Breast Group meeting in Sheffield on 28th June - presenting the findings on genomic instability in metastatic TNBC in the TNT trial
[03/06/2019] Tom is visiting the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to meet with collaborators on the lymph node project
[08/04/2019] Alfonso has joined the group for a masters project
[08/04/2019] Mahedah has joined the group for a masters project
[08/04/2019] Animesh has joined the group for a summer project
[08/04/2019] Suman has joined the group for a masters project
[07/01/2019] Christelle joined the group for a six month masters project.
[02/01/2019] Chang joined the group as a post doc.
[30/11/2018] Ayesha left the group to take up a bioinformatics position at the Max Planck Institute.
[23/11/2018] Salpie passed her PhD viva!
[05/11/2018] We have two new positions available with in our group. For more information on both of these, visit the Jobs page.
[28/10/2018] Antia, Tom & Jelmar are in Mumbai teaching the UK India Bioinformatics Workshop on NGS Data Analysis organised in collaboration with the Tata Memorial Centre.
[05/10/2018] Our paper entitled "A four-gene decision tree signature classification of triple-negative breast cancer: Implications for targeted therapeutics" has been accepted for publication in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics.
[01/10/2018] Radhika joined the group as new PhD student.
[20/09/2018] Dalia passed her PhD Viva! Congratulations!
[15/09/2018] Our review entitled "Molecular patterns of cancer colonisation in lymph nodes of breast cancer patients" has been accepted for publication in Breast Cancer Research.
[05/07/2018] Yue joined the group as a new PhD student.
[01/07/2018] Lawson and Ayesha joined the group for their data science master project.
[29/06/2018] We have a new position available in our group. More details can be found here, Applications close on the 23rd July 2018.
[15/05/2018] Anita presented a talk as part of the the Pint of Science festival .
[08/05/2018] Jelmar passed his PhD Viva! Congratulations Dr. Quist!
[01/05/2018] We have a new MRC funded PhD in data science and artificial Intelligence looking to use deep learning to predict outcome in cancer patients. Applications are open until 23:59 on Monday 28th May. More details can be found here.
[16-20/04/2018] Tom attended an Advanced RNA Sequencing course run by EBI at the Wellcome Genome Campus.
[02/04/2018] Boon Fong Chong has joined the group for a masters project.
[28/03/2018] Anita has been appointed to the role of School Lead (International) in the School of Cancer & Pharmaceutical Science.
[12-18/03/2018] Tom attended a Cancer Genomic course run by Bioinformatics Canada at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
[23/01/2018] Our paper on lymph node architectural changes predictive for developing distant metastasis has been published in J Path: Clinical Research, and had press coverage in The Daily Mail, EurekAlert and KCL
[15-16/01/2018] Jelmar's abstract was accepted for an oral presentation at the
UK Interdisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium in Manchester.
[5-8/11/2017] Hasan's abstract was accepted for Oral presentation at NCRI conference in November at Liverpool.
[02/11/17] Our work on
"Gene expression modules in primary breast cancers as risk factors for organotropic patterns of first metastatic spread: a case control study" has now been published in Breast Cancer Research and is featured in KCL Spotlight
[16-18/10/2017] Anita was a keynote speaker at the 2017 NETTAB Workshop at Palermo: Methods, tools & platforms for Personalized Medicine in the Big Data Era
[13-14/10/2017] Anita presented a poster at MAP 2017 – Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy , conference in Zurich titled "Immune-stroma-histological (ISH)-risk score identifies low-risk group within LN-positive breast cancers”
[28/09/2017] Anita gave a talk at Imperial College London on "Capturing the intra- and inter- tumor heterogeneity to identify potential biomarkers of progression of low Grade prostate cancers"
[25/09/2017] Gaurav Chatterjee has joined the group.
[25/09/2017] Tom Hardiman has joined the group.
[11/09/2017] Orsolya Sipos has joined the group.
[15/08/2017] Jelmar visited the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) to discuss his work on HORMAD1 as a driver of genomic instability in triple-negative breast cancer.
[03/04/2017] Jelmar's abstract has been selected for an oral presentation at the 2017 ASCO Annual Meeting taking place June 2-6.
[27/01/2017] Jelmar presented his work at British Breast Group meeting in York.
[21-25/11/2016] Cancer bioinformatics, in collaboration with KCL Cancer Division, conducted the "Master Class in Translational Research using Bioinformatics and Epidemiology" from 21-25 November 2016.
[06-09/11/2016] Aisyah, Jelmar, and Salpie attended the 2016 NCRI Cancer Conference in Liverpool UK
[20/10/2016] Anita hosted the NanoString workshop
[14/10/2016] Salpie presented her work at "Making Progress: Research Network UK" at the Royal College of Physicians.
[05/10/2016] Anita visited TATA Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
[29/09/2016] Qingli Guo joined the group
[29/09/2016] Cancer Bioinformatics hosted the 2nd Central European Bioinformatics Meeting
[13/09/2016] Anita is presenting at 3rd Precision Medicine Congress.
[12/09/2016] Aisyah is attending the 3rd Precision Medicine Congress.
[25/08/2016] Irvin has completed his summer intership and is back in France to complete his undergraduate.
[15/08/2016] Salpie started her visit at the Harvard University.
[02/08/2016] Jelmar is demonstrating at the KHP BRC Summerschool where he will explain breast cancer classification with microarray analysis using Connect Four.
[22/07/2016] Cancer Bioinformatics is attending the UK Breast Cancer Research Symposium 2016.
[06/07/2016] Jelmar is attending the Seventh NIHR Infrastructure Doctoral Training Camp at the Ashridge Business School from 6th-8th July 2016
[29/04/2016] Aisyah has received the EACR Student Travel Award to present her research at the EACR24 Congress in Manchester, UK, 9-12 July 2016
[23/10/2015] A 5-day short course “Master Class in Translational Research using Bioinformatics and Epidemiology” is being organized by the Division of Cancer Studies and run by Dr. Anita Grigoriadis, Dr. Mieke Van Hemelrijck, and Professor Lars Holmberg. The course will be held at King’s College London’s Guy’s Campus from 16th to 20th November 2015 and will provide the conceptual framework as well as a methodological introduction to the integrated use of epidemiology and bioinformatics approaches in modern translational research. For more information and registration click here.
[02/10/2015] Kayleigh Ougham has joined the group as a PhD student. Welcome, Kayleigh!
[01/09/2015] Tom joined the group for a summer project. He set up the Cancer Bioinformatics website.
[29/07/2015] Aisyah has been awarded a KCL-UNC Partnership Grant for a one-month research exchange trip to the University of North Carolina.