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News about the Mechanisms and Evolution of Transcription!

Transcription is carried out by evolutionary conserved RNA polymerases and subject to regulation by different strategies. The control of individual genes is enabled by a plethora of DNA-binding transcription factors that respond to changes in the environment and enable the up- or downregulation gene..

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry for Bio-Inspired Catalysts

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2021 has been awarded to German Benjamin List and British David MacMillan.Prof Stefan Howorka from the ISMB at UCL Chemistry explains: ‘The two researchers have developed a new class of catalysts that are inspired by Nature. Enzymes are widely used in biology as they..

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Rosetrees Trust Grant

The Wallace Group has recently received a 3-year grant from the Rosetrees
Trust for work on: ‘“Seeing” General Anaesthetics Bound to Sodium
Channels: Using Novel Structure/Function Information for Molecular
Understanding and Design, Enabling Improved Function and Safety’..

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British Crystallographic Association Meeting 2021

Two ISMB members – Dr Amandine Marechal and Dr Altin Sula – were invited to present talks at this year’s British Crystallographic Association (virtual) Meeting on 1 April (no foolin’).

Amandine Marechal gave the Keynote Lecture, ‘Respiratory supercomplexes: what can we learn from..

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EMBO Fellowship Successes!

Dec 2020: Postdoctoral EMBO fellowships awarded to ISMB postdoc Sander Van der Verren and former ISMB PhD student Joshua Hutchings.
ISMB’s Sander Van der Verren has been awarded a prestigious and highly competitive EMBO fellowship to work at ISMB in Giulia Zanetti’s laboratory. The fellowship..

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Summer 2021 Research Lab Experience

Summer Research Lab Experience