LMB In The News


At the Hay Festival: Venki Ramakrishnan discusses how science is done

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Venki Ramakrishnan talks to Adam Rutherford about science as a microcosm of humanity, and the roles of competition, collaboration and altruism within it. To a packed audience, he explains the ribosome and how LMB’s focus on basic fundamental research pushes such transformative science. You can listen to it free online (this week only). More…

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LifeLab and me: from the research lab to the pop-up lab!

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Shahana Ahmed, a research assistant in the LMB’s PNAC Division, describes why she does public engagement and her experience of talking about science in shopping centres at LifeLab last year. More…

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Michel Goedert receives Royal Society’s 2019 Royal Medal

For identifying and characterising key molecules that form the inclusions of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, Michel Goedert of the MRC LMB was awarded this year’s prestigious Royal Medal. More…

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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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