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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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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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