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Read more at: Alex Borodavka's project ‘Unlocking RNA secrets’ selected for EMBO Young Investigator Programme
Alex Borodavka’s lab team

Alex Borodavka's project ‘Unlocking RNA secrets’ selected for EMBO Young Investigator Programme

Alex Borodavka is one of 26 scientists from across Europe, India, Singapore, Taiwan and Chile, selected to join the prestigious EMBO Young Investigator Programme . The initiative supports excellent young group leaders in the early stages of their independent careers, offering opportunities to build international...


Read more at: New framework to interrogate the dynamics of the transcriptome and proteome at subcellular resolution will reveal insights into the role of RNA and protein localisation dynamics in disease

New framework to interrogate the dynamics of the transcriptome and proteome at subcellular resolution will reveal insights into the role of RNA and protein localisation dynamics in disease

A paper published in Nature Methods presents the most comprehensive overview to date of RNA and protein subcellular localisation dynamics.

The research groups of Kathryn Lilley in the Biochemistry Department, Cambridge and Anne Willis from the MRC Toxicology Unit together with colleagues in the Structural...


Read more at: Fellowships and Awards 2023
Cambridge Biochemistry Awards 2023

Fellowships and Awards 2023

2023 has been a wonderful year for the Department with some remarkable achievements by our students and faculty.


Read more at: Dupree Group Awarded £1-million Innovate UK Grant
Paul Dupree and Jeremy Bartosiak-Jentys at #PlantCellWall2023 in Malaga

Dupree Group Awarded £1-million Innovate UK Grant

It is a great pleasure to announce that Professor Paul Dupree has been awarded a £1-million Innovate UK Grant to support business and research collaborations to accelerate innovation with The Supplant Company . Supplant was founded to create healthier alternatives to sugar with the potential to help tackle the global obesity epidemic.


Read more at: Engineering trees to be a more efficient and sustainable feedstock for biomass conversion
Fig. 5: Model of action for callose integration in lignocellulosic biomass. From: Ectopic callose deposition into woody biomass modulates the nano-architecture of macrofibrils

Engineering trees to be a more efficient and sustainable feedstock for biomass conversion

Ground-breaking experiments performed in the Dupree lab by Paul Dupree and Jan Lyczakowski were essential to understanding the ultrastructural effects of callose addition on the engineered wood in a paper published in Nature Plants.