2011 News Archive

Fighting the NDM-1 superbug
RCaH researchers have used X-ray crystallography at the Diamond Synchrotron to study the structure of the NDM-1 enzyme in detail. 06 September 2011
Space research course at the Research Complex
The Annual Planetary Protection Course was hosted by RAL Space at RCaH between 18th and 20th July 2011. 06 September 2011
RCaH microscopes focus on cancer molecule
RCaH researchers are using the advanced microscopes in the Octopus facility to observe how an important signalling molecule in human cells stands up or lies down on the surface of the cell to control whether or not it should grow. 23 August 2011
OPPF-MPL course on high throughput methods for protein production and crystallization
OPPF-MPL course on high throughput methods for protein production and crystallization. 14 April 2011
EPSRC-funded groups move into the Research Complex
Five new multidisciplinary research groups are moving into the Research Complex during the first half of 2011. They have been funded by the EPSRC. 30 March 2011
Cover story in Science for Research Complex researchers
Research by scientists in the Lasers for Science Facility and colleagues at the University of Bristol has shown how the energy generated by chemical reactions in solution is dissipated to the environment in less than a billionth of a second. 18 March 2011
Nicola Blackwood visits the Research Complex
Nicola Blackwood visits the Research Complex 22 February 2011
RCaH microscopes help protect chickens against ‘flu
RCaH researchers are using a new kind of advanced microscope to observe how viruses interact with live cells. 21 February 2011
A new PhD student, Victoria Arena, is joining the Research Complex
A new PhD student, Victoria Arena, is joining the Research Complex to undertake training in structure-based drug design. This is an exciting multidisciplinary programme jointly with the Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron science facility, the University of Oxford and Chroma Therapeutics. 12 January 2011