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Department of Biochemistry

 
Surface representation of the HOXB13 transcription factor binding DNA.
Read more at: Fred Sanger - A short film by Birgitta Olofsson
Fred Sanger at his Nobel Prize celebrations in 1958.

Fred Sanger - A short film by Birgitta Olofsson

Dr Birgitta Olofsson has produced a short film about the life and research of the double Nobel Prize-winning scientist Fred Sanger.


Read more at: Paul Dupree named a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher
Professor Paul Dupree.

Paul Dupree named a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher

We are pleased to announce that Paul Dupree has been named a 2018 Highly Cited Researcher, with the Dupree group's research among the top 1% most cited works worldwide in the 'cross field' category.


Read more at: Professor Peter Leadlay retires
Professor Peter Leadlay.

Professor Peter Leadlay retires

Professor Peter Leadlay, Herchel Smith Professor of Biochemistry, is retiring today, Wednesday 31st October.


Read more at: Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day
Senate House during an Open Day.

Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day

The University of Cambridge, alongside the Cambridge Departments and Colleges, invite you to the Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 2nd November 2018.


Read more at: Kathryn Lilley receives HUPO Award for Distinguished Achievement in Proteomic Sciences
Kathryn Lilley being presented with the HUPO Award for Distinguished Achievement in Proteomic Sciences.

Kathryn Lilley receives HUPO Award for Distinguished Achievement in Proteomic Sciences

Congratulations to Kathryn Lilley who has been presented with the Human Proteome Organisation's Award for Distinguished Achievement in Proteomic Sciences.


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Surface representation of the HOXB13 transcription factor binding DNA.

Credit: Ekaterina Morgunova, Karolinska Institute.