LMB In The News


Queen crowns Nobel Prize factory

The Queen is to officially open the new building for the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology at the heart of the Cambridge UK technology cluster on Thursday, May 23. More…

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The Queen to visit Cambridge later this month

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are to visit Cambridge later this month. They will arrive on Thursday May 23 and travel by the Cambridgeshire guided bus way to the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology… More

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Huzzah To The Double Helix! It’s International DNA Day

To celebrate the DNA 60 anniversary, several Australian scientists have released statements about the wonders of DNA, including LMB alumnus Professor Suzanne Cory: “The time I spent in his department at the famed MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge marked me indelibly”… More

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LMB Innovations included in Great British Innovation Vote

To celebrate National Science & Engineering Week a public vote for the most important innovation in science and technology is taking place – and includes innovations from LMB.

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Greg Winter: Pioneering antibody drugs

Katherine Nightingale talks to Sir Greg Winter, who pioneered techniques that have led to antibody therapies for cancer, and diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis, as he is honoured by the MRC with the MRC Millennium Medal which recognises research that has led to significant health and economic benefits.

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How do male and female brains differ?

Jonny Kohl, a postgraduate student at LMB, talks to Naked Scientist Hannah Critchlow about how investigating fruit flies has given us an insight into the neural circuits that control courtship.

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LMB’s Felix Randow in discussion with Annalisa M. VanHook

LMB’s Felix Randow in discussion with Annalisa M. VanHook from the journal
Science about the process of autophagy. More…

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A Glimpse Inside the Control Centers of Cell Communication

Scientists from the LMB’s Structural Studies Division, led by M. Madan Babu in collaboration with Chris Tate (LMB) and researchers from the Paul Scherrer Institut, have detected characteristic constructional features in a family of sensors that process signals in the human body and control physiological processes. More…

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Unnatural amino acids and protein modification

Jason Chin is looking at ways in which proteins can be altered to change their properties, which can create new therapeutics, and even give an insight into what’s going on inside living cells. Chem@Cam, page 8.

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From Genome to Proteome: BCA Winter Meeting 2012

Report on the BCA Winter Meeting, held at LMB in December. Summary of talks, including Chris Oubridge from Kiyoshi Nagai’s group and Israel Sanchez from Venki Ramakrishnan’s group.

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