LMB In The News


Tips for overcoming research challenges – Ana Casañal

RNA Society member spotlight on Ana Casañal, postdoc in Lori Passmore’s group in the LMB’s Structural Studies Division, including Ana’s tips on overcoming research challenges and advice for junior researchers. More…

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Rob Kay and Peggy Paschke have a new video on JoVE that presents their methods for transfection of Dictyostelium cells

Rob Kay and Peggy Paschke from the LMB’s Cell Biology Division have produced a video for JoVE that presents their methods for transfection of Dictyostelium discoideum. More…

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Brilliance in the genes: inside Britain’s ‘Nobel Prize factory’

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A new film from the Financial Times featuring interviews with Jan Löwe, Madeline Lancaster, Richard Henderson, and Greg Jefferis, describing the importance of long-term thinking and collaboration in continued success. More…

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Multiple LMB scientists and alumni feature in a list of the top ten neuroscience breakthroughs of 2018

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A list of the top ten neuroscience breakthroughs of 2018 includes work by the LMB’s Sjors Scheres and Michel Goedert on tau protein folds and by Greg Jefferis on imaging the fly brain, as well as alumnus Jonny Kohl for his work mapping neural circuitry associated with parenting. More…

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Jan Löwe talks with the Cambridge Independent about his group’s research and development of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus

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Jan Löwe describes his group’s research on the bacterial cytoskeleton and its importance in the fight against antimicrobial resistance. More…

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Jan Löwe talks with the Cambridge Independent about leading the LMB and the next frontier for the laboratory

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Jan Löwe describes how a long-term vision has had such success for the LMB and how such an approach could be used by LMB scientists to map the brain. More…

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Stable research funding drives Britain’s ‘Nobel factory’ – The Financial Times looks into the LMB’s formula for scientific success

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Jan Löwe, Director of the LMB, LMB Nobel laureates Richard Henderson and Greg Winter, and other LMB scientists, tell the Financial Times the secrets behind the LMB’s repeated and ongoing success in winning Nobel Prizes. More…

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For difficult-to-model brain diseases, brain organoids come to the rescue

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The LMB’s Madeline Lancaster spoke to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) about her work on brain organoids and their potential future uses. More…

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Decades of discovery set to revolutionise healthcare

A summary of key milestones that show how discovery science has been translated into a novel technology set to revolutionise healthcare. The milestones include work at the LMB on the structure of DNA and development of DNA sequencing. More…

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The Resolution Revolutionary – Richard Henderson

How an Interest in an obscure branch of physics and faith in electron microscopy led to Richard Henderson winning his Nobel Prize. More…

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