Poster Prizes

Poster Prizes, sponsored by the International Journal of Experimental Pathology, are awarded at every BSMB meeting. Candidates for a prize need not be members of the society, but must be students or up to 3 years post-doc. Prize winners receive £150 each.

Prize winners in 2012


Ashley Cooper and Jennifer Paxton receive their Poster Prize certificates from Graham Riley at the BSMB special meeting, September 2012

A prize was also awarded to Chloe Yeung


Six poster prizes were awarded at the Oxford meeting in 2012

Prize winners in 2011

Newcastle – Autumn

1. Ms. Ching-Yan Chloé Yeung, “Discovery of Arhgap28, a putative GTPase activating protein expressed during tendon development”. Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell-Matrix Research, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester.

2. Ms. Youn-Jung Kang, “Synergy between integrin αvβ3, osteopontin and growth factor pathways in embryo-epithelial adhesion at implantation”. Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The University of Oxford and Maternal and Fetal Health, Developmental Biomedicine Research Group, The University of Manchester.

3. Ms. Lydia Murray, “Basement membrane defects and ER stress are associated with a COL4A2 mutation causing porencephaly”. University of Glasgow


Newcastle, September 2011. From Left to right; Meeting organisers Prof. Drew Rowan, Dr David Young, poster prize winners, Youn-Jung Kang, Chloé Yeung and Lydia Murray and BSMB chairman Prof Ray Boot-Handford
Bristol – Spring

1. Mr Siyuan Li, “Beta-xylosides inhibition of chondroitin sulphate subsititution on matrix proteoglycans pertubs the differentiation of bone marrow stem cells into a chondrogenic lineage”. Connective Tissue Biology Laboratories, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University.

2. Ms Sian Morgan, “Extracellular matrix alterations in wounded mice corneas”.Structural Biophysics Group, School of Optometry and Vision Sciences, Cardiff University.

3. Mr Steven Woods, “miR-324-5p in Osteoarthritis and Indian Hedgehog signalling”. Musculoskeletal Research Group, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University.