Protein production facility wins new funding
The Oxford Protein Production Facility-UK (OPPF-UK) is a UK core facility for protein production located in the Research Complex at Harwell. The project has recently received further funding of £2.3M from the MRC to provide a range of highly specialized technologies incorporating robotic systems.
11 November 2013
MRC Centenary and Open Day at RCaH
RCaH welcomed over a hundred students and members of the public at its open day on Thursday 20th June 2013, to commemorate the 2013 centenary of the Medical Research Council (MRC). Visitors were able to see cutting edge RCaH science in action, talk to the scientists about their work and even do experiments themselves to extract DNA from strawberries.
19 July 2013
Teaching high throughput methods
From May 16th to 24th, the Research Complex at Harwell hosted an EMBO practical course on high throughput protein production and crystallization.
31 May 2013
New Super Microscopes at the Research Complex
In an STFC-MRC partnership, RCaH researchers will build and install new super microscopes, aimed at a better understanding of diseases such as cancer and deafness.
26 February 2013
Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy now available at the RCaH
The Lasers for Science Facility has built a bespoke fluorophore localisation microscope for carrying out the family of super-resolution techniques that includes stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy (STORM) and photoactivated localisation microscopy (PALM).
30 October 2012
PhD student wins international award
Marleen Kerssens, a PhD student co-supervised by Prof. Pavel Matousek (STFC’s Central Laser Facility, Research Complex at Harwell) has won a Coblentz Society Student Award for 2012.
08 October 2012
RCaH researcher wins prize
Stephen Carr has won the David Blow Memorial prize for best poster in the Biological Structures Group at the 2012 annual meeting of the British Crystallographic Association.
11 May 2012
RCaH Researcher honoured
Professor Pavel Matousek of the Central Laser Facility within the Research Complex at Harwell has been elected a Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS), a prestigious international society based in the USA.
30 April 2012