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Department of Biochemistry

 
Riley Brown receives his National Vocational Qualification certificate.
Riley Brown receives his National Vocational Qualification certificate.

Riley Brown completes his National Vocational Qualification

Congratulations to Riley Brown who has completed his National Vocational Qualification (NVQ).

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Food packaging in a supermarket.

Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging from Plants project receives UKRI funding

UKRI has announced 10 university-led research projects from across the UK will receive £8M in funding from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

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Unwinding the secrets of the coronavirus genome, loop by loop.

Unwinding the secrets of the coronavirus genome, loop by loop

Omer Ziv, with the Miska Group and collaborators, has uncovered how the genome of SARS-CoV-2 uses genome origami to infect and replicate successfully inside host cells. This could inform development of effective drugs that target specific parts of the virus genome, in the fight against COVID-19.

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Gas-phase ions being generated in a nano-electrospray ion source.

The Cambridge Centre for Proteomics is relocating

The Proteomics Facility will shortly be relocating from the Milner Therapeutics Institute in the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre to the Department of Pharmacology.

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Richard Jackson at his retirement dinner at Pembroke College.

Richard J. Jackson 1940-2020

It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of our friend and colleague Richard Jackson, who passed away peacefully on Monday 21st September.

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