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News archive 2017

BioSoc Michaelmas Term round-up

BioSoc Michaelmas Term round-up

Cambridge University Biological Society had a vibrant term with many successful events. Here’s a rundown of what happened.

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Titan Krios cryo-electron microscope has arrived

Titan Krios cryo-electron microscope has arrived

The Cryo-Electron Microscopy (Cryo-EM) Consortium is pleased to announce that the new Titan Krios 300kV cryo-electron microscope has arrived in the Department.

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Professor Steve Oliver to be presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Steve Oliver to be presented with Lifetime Achievement Award

We are pleased to announce that Steve Oliver is to be presented with the Genetics Society of America Yeast Genetics Meeting’s Lifetime Achievement Award at Stanford University in August 2018.

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Professor Paul Dupree named a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher

Professor Paul Dupree named a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher

We are pleased to announce that Paul Dupree has been named a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher, with his research among the top 1% most cited works in the field of plant and animal biology.

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Graphene-based electrodes for microbial fuel cells

Graphene-based electrodes for microbial fuel cells

The Howe Group, and collaborators at the Cambridge Graphene Centre, have published an article in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Journal of Materials Chemistry A.

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Green electronics: a bacteria-powered clock

Green electronics: a bacteria-powered clock

The Howe Group and their collaborators have published a paper in Nature Communications demonstrating that printed cyanobacteria can be used as a two-in-one bio-battery and bio-solar-panel.

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£225 raised for BBC Children in Need

£225 raised for BBC Children in Need

Halloween and the final of The Great British Bake Off on the same day can only mean one thing; the Department held a spooky bake sale to raise money for BBC Children in Need!

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Insights into enzymes that break down plant cell walls

Insights into enzymes that break down plant cell walls

The Dupree Group have published a paper in Nature Communications offering insight into enzymes that break down plant cell walls.

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Rhodopseudomonas palustris bacteria on a carbon foam electrode.

Credit: Toby Call