First   |   Prev   |   Record 26 - 50 of 1272   |   Next   |   Last   |   Search again


  • Author: University of Cambridge - Department of Zoology
    Title: Regulation of DNA replication during early embryogenesis
    Reference University of Cambridge 5 March 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Science
    Subject: Julian Sale and collaborators from the Francis Crick Institute and the Department of Zoology have discovered and characterised a new macromolecular protein complex that is essential for rapid DNA replication and cleavage cycles in very early embryos.
    Keywords: Julian Sale; Xenopus laevis; Y RNS’s; xNuRD; embryos; replications; mid-blastula transition (MBT)
    Photographs:


  • Author: Woodmansey, David
    Title: Biomarker offers new hope for foot-and-mouth detector
    Reference Vet Times 13 March 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Science
    Subject: A new discovery by David Komander’s group and collaborators could allow scientists to detect animals infected with the foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) and distinguish them from those that have been vaccinated.
    Keywords: David Komander; foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV); The Pirbright Institute; diagnostics; test; antiviral signalling; biomarker; vaccination
    Photographs:


  • Author: Ferry, Georgina
    Title: Obituary - John Sulston (1942-2018)
    Reference Nature 19 March 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Obituary
    Subject: Nature looks back at the life and work of John Sulston, from his time investigating cell fate, lineage and the genetics of C. elegans at the LMB, to his involvement with the Human Genome Project.
    Keywords: John Sulston; Human Genome Project; caenorhabditis elegans; Francis Crick; Sydney Brenner; Robert Horvitz; worm; Sanger Centre; The Common Thread; sequencing; cell death; Jim Watson
    Photographs: John Sulston in lab


  • Author: Brackley, Paul
    Title: Dr M Madan Babu of MRC LMB wins prize for insights into the machinery inside our cells
    Reference Cambridge Independent 21 March 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Awards & Prizes
    Subject: In the first year that the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists have been extended to the UK, M. Madan Babu is named Life Sciences Laureate for his work on the structure of proteins, including G-protein coupled receptors which are major drug targets, and disordered regions.
    Keywords: Blavatnik Award; Madan Babu; Life Sciences Laureate; G-protein coupled receptors (GCPRs); ‘intrinsically disordered regions’ IDR; computational biology; ‘pocket’; proteins; mutation
    Photographs: Five pictures of Madan and one with his group, taken around the building


  • Author: Brackley, Paul
    Title: Winner of Brain Prize 2018, Prof Michel Goedert, on our best hope for tackling Alzheimer’s disease
    Reference Cambridge Independent 24 March 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Awards & Prizes
    Subject: Michel Goedert, winner of Brain Prize 2018, believes our best hope of fighting Alzheimer’s disease lies in learning to predict who will get it and preventing it from developing in the first place.
    Keywords: Brain Prize; Michel Goedert; Alzheimer’s; neurodegenerative diseases; Claude Wischik; Tony Crowther; Michal Novak; John Walker; Cesar Milstein; Ross Jakes; Maria Grazia Spillantini; plaques; tangles; tau protein; prion-like; aggregates; beta-amyloid deposits; Richard Henderson; Sjors Scheres
    Photographs: Michel in and around the lab


  • Author: Bonflo, Claudia
    Title: How to find the right mentor for you
    Reference The Biochemist Blog 22 March 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Career Structure
    Subject: Claudia Bonfio, postdoc in the PNAC Division, shares personal experiences of finding the right mentor to help her through the transition from PhD student to postdoc.
    Keywords: Claudia Bonflo; Postdoc; mentor; Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC); PhD students; early-career; ‘Postdoctoral Training Scheme’
    Photographs: Claudia with her research goup


  • Author: Ball, Philip
    Title: Why two brains are better than one
    Reference The Guardian 31 March 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Science
    Subject: Philip Ball, science writer at The Guardian, has had a ‘mini-brain’ grown from a sample of skin from his arm. He talks to the Madeline Lancaster, and others, to find out how scientists are using such organoids to understand brain growth and disease
    Keywords: Madeline Lancaster; neurodegenerative disease; mini-brains; Alzheimer’s; tissue; stem cells; fibroblasts; embryo research; “pluripotency”; Shinya Yamanaka; induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs); tau proteins
    Photographs:


  • Author: Bonflo, Claudia
    Title: How to be better at networking at conferences
    Reference The Biochemist Blog 15 May 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Career Structure
    Subject: Claudia Bonfio, postdoc in the PNAC Division, shares her top tips on how to enjoy and get the most out of networking at academic conferences.
    Keywords: Claudia Bonflo; Postdoc; collaborations; academic conference; networking
    Photographs:


  • Author: Williams, Thomas
    Title: First person - Thomas Williams
    Reference Journal of Cell Science 23 May 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Career Structure
    Subject: ‘First Person’ interview postdoc Thomas Williams about his recent paper, research challenges, mentoring & advice for Early Career Researchers.
    Keywords: Thomas Williams; Robert Kay; macropinocytosis (cell drinking); Dictyostelium amoebae; flow cytometry; Douwe Veltman; mentor; dehydrated toe
    Photographs: Thomas Williams in the mountains


  • Author: Brownlee, George G.
    Title: The Legacy of Fred Sanger - 100 Years on from 1918
    Reference Journal of Molecular Biology 29 May 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Historical - Reminiscences
    Subject: This August marks the centenary of the birth of Fred Sanger, LMB alumnus and one of the most influential scientists of the twentieth century.This article reflects on Fred’s history and the history of the LMB, including documents from the LMB Archive.
    Keywords: Fred Sanger; centenary; DNA sequencing; genetics; insulin; Amino acid; fluorodini- trobenzene; Sanger reagent; genomes; “Conscientious Objector”; Alan Coulson; Quaker; Order of Merit; Max Perutz; Cavendish laboratory; proteins
    Photographs: Fred Sanger at his bench (LMB)


  • Author: Crockett, Moya
    Title: Scientist Madeline Lancaster is on a mission to understand how our brains really work
    Reference Stylist 1 June 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Career Structure
    Subject: ‘Woman of the Week’ is Stylist Magazine’s weekly celebration of women making a difference to society.Madeline Lancaster has spent her career researching the human brain – and her research could have a huge effect on how we understand our own minds.
    Keywords: Madeline Lancaster; Alzheimer’s; Parkinson’s; ‘mini-brains’; stem cells; cerebral organoids; neurons
    Photographs: Madeline Lancaster in lab


  • Author: Masson, Glenn
    Title: A parliamentary lab meeting
    Reference MRC insight 13 June 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Events and Celebrations
    Subject: Glenn Masson, postdoc in the PNAC Division, took part in this year’s Royal Society Parliamentary Pairing Scheme. Read Glenn’s blog to find out more about his experience on the scheme.
    Keywords: Glenn Masson; Daniel Zeichner MP; Royal Society’s Parliamentary Pairing Scheme; funding; structural mass spectrometry; Jan Lowe; research; shadow; return visit
    Photographs: Glenn Masson showing Daniel Zeichner MP around the lab. (LMB)


  • Author: Media Team
    Title: Sarah Teichmann awarded the Genetics Society’s 2018 Mary Lyon Medal
    Reference Wellcome Sanger Institute 29 January 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: Sarah Teichamnn has received the Genetics Society’s prestigious Mary Lyon Medal 2018 for “outstanding research” in understanding how the immune system works by using genomics and bioinformatics approaches.
    Keywords: Sarah Teichmann; Wellcome Sanger Institute; Mary Lyon Medal; Genetics; alumni; immune system; award
    Photographs: Sarah Teichmann


  • Author: Nagley, Phillip
    Title: Winner of 2018 FAOBMB Young Scientist Award (Male)
    Reference Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists 1 February 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: Dr Varodom Charoensawan, former PhD student in the Structural Studies Division, has been awarded the FAOBMB Young Scientist Award for his work on the systems regulating gene expression.
    Keywords: Varodom Charoensawan; alumni; award; Newton Advanced Fellowship; structural studies; systems biology; FAOBMB
    Photographs: Image of Varodom Charoensawan


  • Author: Dutchen, Stephanie
    Title: BCMP Welcomes Alan Brown
    Reference Harvard Medical School 27 February 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: Alan Brown reflects on taking on the position of Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, his new research focus and how he first became interested in science.
    Keywords: Alan Brown; Harvard Medical School; organelle; cilium; cryo-EM
    Photographs:


  • Author: Ferry, Georgina
    Title: John Sulston (1942-2018) Nobel-prizewinning champion of the Human Genome Project and open data
    Reference Nature 19 March 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni - Obituary
    Subject: Nature looks back at the life and work of John Sulston, from his time investigating cell fate, lineage and the genetics of C. elegans at the LMB, to his involvement with the Human Genome Project
    Keywords: John Sulston; Human Genome Project; worm; C. elegans; oligonucleotides; Francis Crick; Sydney Brenner; the Sanger Centre; mapping; the Common Thread; sequence; obituary
    Photographs: John Sulston in the lab


  • Author: Stockholm University
    Title: New study on powering the green plant
    Reference Stockholm University 11 April 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: Alexey Amunts’ group at Stockholm University have determined the structure of the chlororibosome using cryo electron microscopy. The chlororibosome synthesises the energy-making protein components that drive oxygenic photosynthesis in chloroplasts.
    Keywords: Alexey Amunts; Stockholm University; SciLifeLab; cryo-EM; chlororibosomes; sequencing; UniProt database; chloroplasts; mitochondria; protein synthesis
    Photographs: Alexey Amunts portrait picture


  • Author: Fisher, Steve
    Title: £6M Cryo-EM facility at University of Leicester unveiled today
    Reference Business Link East Midlands 10 April 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: Richard Henderson opened new state-of-the art cryo-EM facility at the University of Leicester.
    Keywords: Richard Henderson; Cryo-EM; University of Leicester; John Schwabe; 3D structures; Christos Savva; Midlands Innovation partnership
    Photographs:


  • Author: Biochemical Society
    Title: 2019 Award Winners
    Reference Biochemical Society 23 April 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: Melina Schuh formerly in Cell Biology, has been awarded the Biochemical Society 2019 Colworth medal.
    Keywords: Melina Schuh; award; biochemical Society; Colworth Medal; meiotic divisions; oocytes; Trim-Away; spindle; embryo
    Photographs:


  • Author: Page, Benedicte
    Title: Dr Magdalena Skipper appointed editor-in-chief at Nature
    Reference Bookseller 2 May 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: Magdalena Skipper has been appointed editor-in-chief at Nature, becoming the first woman to hold the role in its almost 150-year history.
    Keywords: Magdalena Skipper; editor-in-chief; Nature; first woman
    Photographs: Portrait picture of Magdalena Skipper


  • Author: Kiessling, Tilmann
    Title: 62 life scientists elected as EMBO Members
    Reference EMBO 14 May 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: LMB alumni Luca Jovine and Leonid Sazanov have been newly elected as members of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO), on the basis of their scientific excellence and outstanding research contribution
    Keywords: EMBO; members; Luca Jovine; Leonid Sazanov; elected
    Photographs:


  • Author: Framtidens Forskning
    Title: SciLifeLab appoints Alexey Amunts as head of new research program
    Reference Framtidens Forskning 29 June 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Alumni
    Subject: Alexey Amunts has been appointed Head of the program for Biology of Molecular Interactions, which comprises 23 groups researching everything from photosynthesis through to anti-cancer therapeutics
    Keywords: Alexey Amunts; Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab); Sweden; cryo-EM; Stockholm University; Head of the program for Biology of Molecular Interactions
    Photographs: Portrait shot of Alexey Amunts


  • Author: Sarchet, Penny
    Title: The epic hunt for the place on Earth where life started (Life’s true cradle)
    Reference New Scientist 13 June 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Science
    Subject: Working out how and where life began is one of the greatest puzzles to solve. Philipp Holliger and John Sutherland, and others, discuss their theories on how the first life arose.
    Keywords: Charles Darwin; genetic molecules; amino acids; bacterial cells; proteins; Phil Holliger; RNA; John Sutherland; wet-dry cycle; Panspermia; building blocks; freeze-thaw cycle; lipids
    Photographs:


  • Author: Eisenstein, Michael
    Title: Drug designers embrace Cryo-EM
    Reference Nature Biotechnology July 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Science
    Subject: Cryo-electron microscopy is enabling drug designers to understand how protein targets in the body interact with potential therapeutics.
    Keywords: Cryo-electron microscopy; X-ray crystallography; Genetech; AstraZeneca; Sjors Scheres; RELION; Diamond Light Source; Titan Krios; ataxia-telangiectasia mutated (ATM); NMR; Transformative High-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy Program; National Institutes of Health (NIH); drug design
    Photographs:


  • Author: Neuroscience News & Research
    Title: Neuroscience Milestone: Complete Fly Brain Imaged at Nanoscale Resolution
    Reference Neuroscience News & Research 19 July 2018
    Year: 2018
    Type: Science
    Subject: Researchers can now trace the path of any one neuron to any other neuron throughout the whole brain.
    Keywords: Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus; Fruit fly; brain; Greg Jefferis; neurons; high-resolution; digital snapshot; Davi Bock; synapses; Kenyon cells; transmission electron microscope (TEMCA1)
    Photographs:


First   |   Prev   |   Record 26 - 50 of 1272   |   Next   |   Last   |   Search again