Gorjan Stojanovski and Hugo Villanueva win prizes at ISMB Graduate Symposium

Congratulations to Gorjan Stojanovski and Hugo Villanueva, who were awarded prizes for their research presentations at this year’s ISMB Graduate Symposium. The Symposium was held in the Clore Management Centre at Birkbeck on Thursday 25th and Friday 26th April.


Gorjan, from..

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Dr Salvador Tomas awarded Leverhulme Research Project Grant

Dr Salvador Tomas has been awarded a Leverhulme Research Project Grant to study and develop lipid vesicle-based, stimuli-responsive nanoreactors

Lipid vesicles resemble empty cells, a starting point where to build up programmable cell-like robots by the step-wise addition of molecular machinery…

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Article from Dr Vijay Chudasama’s lab published in Nature Chemical Biology

Dr. Vijay Chudasama’s lab, in collaboration with Professor Ben Davis FRS, have published an article titled ‘Post-translational site-selective protein backbone α-deuteration’ in Nature Chemical Biology.

More information is available here.

Further information about..

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Summer 2019 ISMB Seminar Series begins Wednesday 24th April

The Summer 2019 ISMB seminar series, Molecular mechanisms of protein folding and misfolding in human disease, coordinated by Dr Lisa Cabrita, will begin on Wednesday 24th April with the following talk:

Tuning protein biogenesis at the level of translation (and the link to disease)

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Research by the Hansen group featured in ChemPhysChem

Research presenting a new method for probing solution‐state interactions of arginine side‐chains in proteins by Prof Flemming Hansen and 3rd year Hansen group PhD student Harry MacKenzie was featured as the cover article for the February 2019 European Journal of Chemical Physics and Physical Chemistry.


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New, giant bacterial virus found in human gut

A new giant virus that infects bacteria commonly found in the human gut has been discovered by an international team led by researchers from UCL including Professor Joanne Santini, and UC Berkeley.

The new ‘megaphage’ called ‘Lak’ is the same size as some bacteria and is the biggest..

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Birkbeck Department of Biological Sciences receives Athena SWAN Silver Award

The Department of Biological Sciences, Birkbeck has been awarded an Athena SWAN Silver Award by the Equality Challenge Unit (ECU), upgraded from its previously held Bronze Award. The award recognises the department’s commitment to achieving gender equality across the institution and the progress..

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Summer Research Placements 2019

December 2018

If you’re thinking about a career in science and want to gain experience in cutting-edge research, we are now accepting applications for summer research placements 2019.


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Single-Molecule Studies at the ISMB Biophysics Centre

Single-molecule studies can reveal key molecular behaviours that are difficult or impossible to discern at the ensemble level. At the ISMB Biophysics Centre, we are planning trials of new, user-friendly instruments that enable the measurement of protein localisation, conformation, mass and force at..

Posted by ubcg49z in Lab news, News
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