LMCB - MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology

11 Apr 2019

Vlatka Antolovic and Agnes Miermont on their recent publication in Development

Vlatka Antolovic and Agnes Miermont of the Chubb Lab tell us about their recent publication in Development, where they examine the effects of spontaneous DNA damage on cell fate choice.
What discoveries led you to the research desc

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08 Apr 2019

"With great power comes great responsibility" Pedro, David and Ricardo on their recent publication in Frontiers in Immunology

Pedro Pereira, David Albrecht and Ricardo Henriques tell us about their recent publication in

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05 Apr 2019

Fix Your Membrane Receptor Imaging

New publication for the Henriques Lab in Frontiers in Immunology examines how to get the most out of single-molecule localization microscopy when analysing the actin cytoskeleton.

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25 Mar 2019

New publication in Development for Chubb Lab

New publication for the Chubb Lab in Development uncovers stepwise separation of cell fate, with initiation of cell-type specific gene expression coupled to global transcriptome changes shared by all cells.

Transition state dynamics during a stochastic fate choice

Abstract from the article:

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15 Mar 2019

LEGO-powered cutting-edge microscopy

You might expect to find LEGO scattered all over a child’s bedroom floor. Instead, researchers have used it to create a low-cost, automated method for fluorescence microscopy. 

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08 Mar 2019

Hamish Crerar on his recent publication in Neuron

Prior to completing an undergraduate degree in Molecular Genetics at the University of Edinburgh, Hamish Crerar had always been interested in Biology. After working in a research laboratory, first as a student and then as a research assistant, he decided that a future as a scientist was for him.

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07 Mar 2019

Using a data-integrated cell to identify new genes related to cancer

Publication in Nature Communications for the Ketteler Lab in collaboration with the Przulj Lab proposes a data-driven integrated model of the cell to identify new genes related to cancer.

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14 Feb 2019

Maria Duda and Natalie Kirkland on their recent publication in Developmental Cell

Maria Duda and Natalie Kirkland of the Mao Lab tell us about their recent publication in Developmental Cell, where they revealed a role for Myosin II in preserving the shape of tissues under mechanical stress.

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13 Feb 2019

A new AI toolkit to define host-pathogen interactions

A new publication in eLife for the Mercer Lab in collaboration with the Frickel Lab at The Francis Crick Institute deploys HRMAn, an Artificial Intelligence driven pipeline for detection and analysis of host-pathogen interactions.

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01 Feb 2019

Alex Agrotis on his recent publication examining ATG4 isoform redundancy in autophagy

We've asked Alex Agrotis from the Ketteler Lab to tell us about his recent publication in Autophagy.
What were you trying to understand?
Autophagy means 'self-eating'. It is the process by which cells create small vesicles called autophagosomes to engulf and digest their own contents.

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