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Published: Sept. 26, 2021

From the viewpoint of her undergraduate classmates at University of Amsterdam, Gabby Rudenko might as well have been relocating to Siberia when she sought training in protein structure at the …

Published: July 26, 2021

The parents of Montserrat Samso could not have predicted the symmetry of her name and her future work as a scientist. She is named for a large geologic structure near …

Published: June 28, 2021

If insects had horror movies, one of the scariest would feature tiny monsters. The grisly drama would spotlight the real-life threat to insects from young threadworms, smaller than eyelashes, and …

Published: Jan. 29, 2021

As a kid, Ernesto Fuentes lived in Brazil just long enough to stock up on the soccer skills he now shares with his kids. His affinity for structural biology may …

Published: Nov. 27, 2020

The story of how a viral protein meets a cell membrane has become a compelling narrative during the COVID-19 pandemic. James Hurley at University of California, Berkeley, understands the appeal …

Published: Nov. 12, 2020

SBGrid Australasian III Mini-series: We're excited to announce our third Australasian regional mini-series, this time with focus on cryo-electron microscopy. With five lectures and nine speakers this session should appeal …

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Published: Sept. 28, 2020

Inside cells, DNA is coiled around histone proteins, making spools of nucleosomes. Cynthia Wolberger studies the molecular machines that unwrap the chromatin packing to transcribe or repair genes. The structures reveal complicated biological …

Updated: Sept. 8, 2020

Join us for our weekly webinar series --- Tuesdays at 12pm ET hear from developers and scientists about what's new in structural biology. Community members can connect via Zoom and directly ask questions …

Published: July 31, 2020

Priyamvada Acharya studies how proteins on the surface of HIV move to invade cells and evade the immune system. For many years her research has been focused on the HIV-1 envelope (Env), a …

Published: June 27, 2020

As one of best selling games of all time, Minecraft and its spinoffs are familiar to hundreds of millions of dedicated fans. But few people know about the video game’s legacy in cryo-electron …

Updated: April 29, 2020

Three weeks after most research on campus was paused in the first wave of the U.S. coronavirus pandemic, Yuh Min Chook learned that a cancer drug her group helped develop was going into …

Updated: March 30, 2020

Some things take time and patience. Like generating higher atomic resolution structures from cryo-electron microscopy. Or reconstructing a protein’s hidden coils in atomic models. Or mastering the skills and teamwork in field hockey. …

Updated: March 25, 2020

We've got a couple of operating system alerts for those of you looking to buy new computers or update existing Mac or Linux machines: SBGrid is not compatible with MacOS 10.15 "Catalina without …

Published: Feb. 27, 2020

For sports buffs, the end of winter ushers in a new season of competitive delights. Alan Brown’s spring thoughts turn to Formula One and the pre-season test runs of new designs and rampant …

Updated: Jan. 30, 2020

One day soon, the process of collecting data from cryo-electron microscopes may be as automated as it is on synchrotron beamlines. Until then, Guy Schoehn and his team will be busy training and …

Updated: Dec. 18, 2019

A few years ago on a visit to Cape Cod, Michael Rosen was walking along the beach at low tide. He came across a tidal pool set in a giant rock. The pool …

Updated: Sept. 30, 2019

Kissing a frog might not spark a fairy tale ending, but learning how frogs survive some of nature’s most deadly poisons has opened a new chapter in the laboratory of Daniel Minor Jr. …

Published: July 30, 2019

When Marcos Sotomayor explains his research out loud, his voice tickles the topic of his studies. A core biological question in his laboratory addresses how hearing happens at the molecular level. For words …
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