Using electron microscopy to study mitochondrial ribosomes
The MRC's CEO Award Scheme recognises contributions from employees for outstanding effort and commitment to both their work and the MRC as an organisation.
In their papers published in Cell Metabolism members of Professor Massimo Zeviani's group, and that of Luca Scorrano at the University of Padua have identified a potential therapeutic target for combating mitochondrial disease.
Figure | Overall map for complex I from B. taurus heart mitochondria determined by single-particle cryo-EM.
This study, led by Dr. José Antonio Enriquez (CNIC) provides information with important implications for the interactions between the mitochondrial and nuclear genomes.
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On 30 June, 2016, members of the MRC MBU participated in the Big Bang Fair Eastern, held at Newmarket Racecourse.
This annual event is for secondary school students aged 11-18 years and aims to inspire future scientists.
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On Tuesday, 28 June 2016, members of the MRC MBU participated in 'Opportunities Ahead' - a careers fair for Cambridge school students. Through the use of videos, computer games and sequencing puzzles, our young visitors were given explanations... Read more