About Vanessa De Mello

Vanessa De Mello Vanessa is a PhD student in the Musculoskeletal group at the University of Aberdeen, and works on the Hippo pathway in muscle stem cells. When out of the lab she likes to draw and sometimes sing.



Author Archives: Vanessa De Mello

30 days: February in Aberdeen

March 3rd, 2015 | by Vanessa De Mello

A round-up of February’s news, and science events coming up in March. Compiled by Vanessa De Mello. Tuberculosis: identifying those…


Introspection on insomnia

December 16th, 2014 | by Vanessa De Mello

Vanessa De Mello explains the mechanisms that malfunction to cause this nocturnal nuisance. I write this lying awake at 2.38am,…


Calendar conundrum

May 14th, 2014 | by Vanessa De Mello

Issue 10, Ten!, has arrived. Curious about the background story for the comic? Well today artist Vanessa De Mello explains what…


World Lupus Day

May 10th, 2014 | by Vanessa De Mello

Imagine sitting inside, glancing out through your window seeing the brilliantly shining sun. It’s one of those rare days in…



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