LMB In The News


Greg Winter receives Scrip’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Scrip Awards provides the industry with an opportunity to acknowledge and applaud its highest achievers across all parts of the value chain, and to recognise both corporate and individual achievement. More…

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Coffee & tea session with Prof. Daniela Rhodes

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Before joining Nanyang Technological University in Singapore in September 2011, Professor Daniela Rhodes spent her whole research career at the world-renowned MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge UK. More…

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Z is for Zebrafish

The Cambridge Animal Alphabet series celebrates Cambridge’s connections with animals through literature, art, science and society. Here, Z is for Zebrafish as we talk to eminent immunologist Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan, group leader in the University Research Unit at the LMB, about her research into new ways of treating tuberculosis. More…

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Molecular clocks control mutation rate in human cells

New research suggests that cancer and ageing could be predetermined by the speed of molecular clocks. This collaborative project includes work by LMB group leader Julian Sale. More…

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Researchers grow brain parts to study development, disease

Dozens of labs are growing lumps of human brain tissue – brain organoids – for study, including LMB’s Madeline Lancaster. Scientists say the technology holds great potential for studying the roots of diseases like autism and schizophrenia, testing possible treatments and tackling basic questions about evolution. More…

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Science Minister tours “extraordinary” MRC Molecular Biology Lab

Universities and Science Minister Jo Johnson visited the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge last week to see first-hand some of the exciting research carried out there and to learn about the institute’s close relationship with industry. More…

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LMB ‘Virus Wars’ stand at Big Biology Day, 17th October

LMB will be showing their ‘Virus Wars: Antibodies Strike Back’ stand at the 2015 Big Biology Day, Saturday 17th October, Hills Road 6th Form College. Come along and find out about viruses and have a go at our pipetting game. More…

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Alexey Amunts awarded the Microscopy Society of America George Palade Award

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The LMB’s Alexey Amunts has been awarded the 2015 George Palade Award by the Microscopy Society of America for distinguished contributions to the field of microscopy and microanalysis in the life sciences. More…

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2015 Max Perutz Science Writing Award shortlist announced

Barry Bentley, a PhD student in the LMB’s Neurobiology Division, is one of 14 exceptional writers to be shortlisted for the Max Perutz Science Writing Award. More…

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Sjors Scheres awarded the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society (KNCV) Gold Medal

Sjors Scheres, LMB group leader, awarded the Royal Netherlands Chemical Society Gold Medal. The KNCV Gold Medal is the highest Dutch award for Chemistry. The award honours Sjors’s major contribution to electron microscopy and structural chemistry, in particular his work in the field of cryo-EM. More…

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