LMB In The News


What’s in a workspace? Brad Amos and his basement

Professor Brad Amos has spent much of his career designing and developing microscopes that are now used in laboratories around the world… He showed Sarah Harrop around the basement room he has worked in at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) for the last three decades… More…

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MRC: 100 years of gratitude

As the MRC celebrates its centenary, THE looks at what has been achieved and how the MRC is funded. More…

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Marc Torrent receives 2013 ICAAC Young Investigator Award

Dr Marc Torrent from the LMB’s Structural Studies Division has been honoured as a recipient of a 2013 ICAAC Young Investigator Award for his work to predict antimicrobial regions in proteins. More…

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Gisela Perutz and the LMB canteen

The history behind the LMB’s canteen. More…

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MRC labs open to the public

To celebrate 100 years of the Medical Research Council, MRC laboratories in Cambridge open their doors to the public this week. More…

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TRIM21 turns immunity upside down

The work by Leo James’ group on how antibodies work inside cells to defeat pathogens, is explained by science writer Matt Ridley. More…

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The great coffee breakthrough

In the bright and airy canteen of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology’s new building, Dr Richard Henderson is demonstrating his habit of drawing on saucers. He’s not doodling but rather trying to get across the idea that the canteen, while a place to get a cup of tea or coffee, is also a place to share ideas. More…

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Building for the future

As the staff of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology settle into their new building in Cambridge, its director Hugh Pelham explains the challenges of living up to its prestigious past. More…

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Queen tours ‘Nobel Prize factory’

The Queen has toured a world-leading research institute in Cambridge dubbed the “Nobel Prize factory”.

Peering down a powerful microscope to look at tiny mice eggs, the Queen appeared fascinated as scientists explained their work trying to discover why some women trying to conceive produce abnormal eggs. More…

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… the Queen hops on a single decker as she tours Cambridge ‘Nobel Prize Factory’

The mysteries of conception were explained to the Queen today as she toured a world-leading research institute dubbed the “Nobel Prize factory”. More…

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