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Insights into the selectivity of an RNA methyltransferase


Research by Professor Yang Shi and colleagues sheds light on the molecular mechanism of N6-adenosine methylation by METTL4, which may be shared by related RNA methyltransferases known to be involved in cancer.

Vacancy - Postdoctoral Researcher - Cardiotoxicity

Jobs Lu

Grade 7: £34,308 - £42,155 with a discretionary range to £46,047 per annum. Apply by 24 October.

Cancer at Oxford

Barnes Boccellato Schuster-Böckler Song Van den Eynde

Read about how Oxford's experts - including Ludwig Oxford scientists - are leading the way in cancer prevention, detection and treatment as part of the University's Cancer at Oxford series

Funded DPhil studentships available - apply now for October 2023 entry

Barnes Boccellato Byrne Goding Kriaucionis Mehdipour Schuster-Böckler Shi Song

Ludwig Oxford research groups are recruiting DPhil candidates for the funded DPhil in Cancer Science, NDM prize studentship and Oxford-MRC Doctoral Training Partnership Industrial Case programmes commencing in October 2023

CRUK funding to investigate the molecular drivers of stomach cancer


Dr Francesco Boccellato wins a CRUK Early Detection and Diagnosis primer award to study tissue shape changes in the pre-cancerous stomach conditions, atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia

ORCRB Open Doors 2022

Public Engagement

On Saturday 10th September 2022 12.30-4 pm, the Old Road Campus Research Building (ORCRB) will open to the public as part of the Oxford Open Doors scheme.

Mathematical methods for analysing single-cell transcriptomic data

Byrne Lu

An interdisciplinary collaboration has resulted in the development of three multiscale data methods for the analysis of single-cell transcriptomic data that have advantages over current methods.

Dr Tammie Bishop receives The Physiology Society’s R Jean Banister Prize


Congratulations to Dr Tammie Bishop who will give the R Jean Banister Prize Lecture Series in 2023

Ludwig Oxford student features in the Oxford Botantic Garden 400th Anniversary celebrations

Lu Public Engagement

On Saturday 30th July, PhD student Hannah Fuchs gave a soapbox talk on plant-derived cancer treatments.

Ludwig Oxford Science Meets Art competition

Public Engagement

The artistic side of the Ludwig Oxford community was revealed during the Science Meets Art competition held at our annual retreat.

Ludwig Oxford Director Professor Xin Lu elected as Academia Europaea member


Professor Xin Lu joins >4600 other eminent academic members from across Europe.

TAPS for whole-genome long-read DNA methylation sequencing


The Song group at Ludwig Oxford has adapted TAPS to measure DNA modifications on much longer sections of DNA at a whole-genome scale.

Delving into MITF’s regulatory network in melanoma


Research from Ludwig Oxford’s Colin Goding and Department of Oncology’s Francesca Buffa uncovers new genes regulated by MITF in the context of the melanoma tumour microenvironment.

Ludwig Oxford retreat 2022 – a recap

Barnes Boccellato Byrne Constantinescu De Val Goding Kriaucionis Lu Mehdipour Moura Alves Ratcliffe Schuster-Böckler Shi Song Van den Eynde

On 13-14th June 2022, the Oxford Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research held their annual retreat to discuss key scientific advances within the Branch and beyond.

Ludwig Oxford article wins Society for Endocrinology Journal Award 2022

Congratulations to Dr Tammie Bishop’s and Professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe’s groups for being selected as this year’s Society for Endocrinology Journal award winners for their article “Developmental role of PHD2 in the pathogenesis of pseudohypoxic phaeochromocytoma”.

Ludwig Oxford Member Yang Shi elected Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization


Ludwig Cancer Research congratulates Yang Shi, a Member of the Oxford Branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, on his election to the membership of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO).

Ludwig Oxford team completes the BHF London to Brighton Bike ride

De Val Public Engagement

On Sunday 19th June, the Ludwig Oxford team took on the London to Brighton cycle challenge to help raise more than £2.8 million for the British Heart Foundation.

PhD student highly commended in competition


Congratulations to Sasi Shanmugam Senga on his recognition in the Postgrad Awards run by FindAPhD

Two new Ludwig Oxford associate professors

Schuster-Böckler Song

Congratulations to Benjamin Schuster-Böckler and Chunxiao Song who have been awarded Associate Professorships.

Ludwig Oxford at Headington Festival 2022

Public Engagement

On Sunday 29th May, Ludwig Oxford took part in the Headington Festival in Bury Knowle Park to engage with members of the Headington community and beyond.

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