LMB In The News


MRC Insight blog – LMB PhD student Jonida Tafilaku discusses her Parliamentary internship

Jonida Tafilaku, PhD student at the LMB, spoke to the MRC about her time as an intern at the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology. Jonida discusses her experience, what motivated her to apply for it, and if it changed her thoughts on science and policy. More…

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Rising star Benjamin Falcon explores role of tau in dementia

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Benjamin Falcon, a postdoc in Michel Goedert’s group in the LMB’s Neurobiology Division, talks to the Cambridge Independent about his work on the structures of tau filaments in different types of dementia after winning the Alzheimer’s Research UK Rising Star Award for his work in this area. More…

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Jason Chin on Inside Science: A huge leap forward for synthetic biology with the first recoded synthetic bacterial genome

Jason Chin from the LMB’s PNAC Division and Julius Fredens, a postdoc in Jason’s group, show Roland Pease what an artificial genome looks like and talk about the potential uses of a recoded E. coli genome. Listen from 17:40 – 23:40. More…

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LMB 365 project captures life and work at the LMB

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The Cambridge Independent shares some selected highlights from the LMB 365 project in which one image representing life and work at the LMB is posted every day of 2019. More…

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Innovative design key to world-renowned facility’s success – a profile of the design and architecture of the LMB

Jan Löwe talks to Lab Manager Magazine about the design of the LMB’s building and facilities and how these support research and collaboration. More…

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Your body clock cares about when you eat

John O’Neill’s group have identified insulin as a primary signal that synchronises the body’s circadian rhythm in response to meal times. More…

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MRC Insight blog – Working life: technology specialist Mark Skehel

Hear career inspirations from Mark Skehel, Head of Mass Spectrometry & Proteomics at the LMB, in the latest ‘MRC talks’ podcast episode. Mark describes his career spanning industry and academia, and how he’s benefited from embracing change. More…

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Tau filaments from chronic traumatic encephalopathy have distinct structure

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Researchers in Michel Goedert’s and Sjors Scheres’ groups have revealed the structure of tau filaments from the head injury-associated neurodegenerative disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. More…

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‘Mini-brains on the move’ that can contract muscle

Researchers in Madeline Lancaster’s group have developed a method of growing cerebral organoids, or mini-brains, that allows longer-term development and showed that these mini-brains can stimulate muscle contraction. More…

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Greg Winter is the guest on BBC Radio 4’s ‘The Life Scientific’

Greg Winter tells Jim Al-Khalili how an injury from a road rage incident led to a change in the direction of his research and the start of his work on antibodies, ultimately leading to the Nobel Prize last year, as well as the importance of good mentors in the LMB’s success. More…

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