Indiana Magdalou and Katalin Kondas organise bake sale for the Daphne Jackson Trust. Shortbread in the shape of chromosomes, DNA and flasks, along with a a variety of cakes were sold. Special thanks to the bakers and volunteers!
Marta Barbon awarded a Higher Education Academy Associate Fellowship (AFHEA) for successful and effective demonstration of teaching excellence and learning support within the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) scheme. Congratulations Marta!
The London consortium for cryo-EM (LonCEM), of which the The DNA Replication Group is a founding member, awarded £3 million to establish a new, state-of-the-art cryo-EM facility at the Francis Crick Institute. The award is part of a larger £20 million investment by the Wellcome Trust in cryo-electron microscopy to support world-leading structural biologists across the United Kingdom.
Yuan, Z., Riera, A., Bai, L., Sun, J., Nandi, S., Spanos, C., Chen, Z. A., Barbon, M., Rappsilber, J., Stillman, B., Speck, C., Li, H. (2017). Structural basis of Mcm2–7 replicative helicase loading by ORC–Cdc6 and Cdt1. Nature Structure & Molecular Biology 24, 316-324.
Max Reuter awarded a prestigious two year Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) Research Fellowship. Congratulations Max!
Katalin Kondas joins the Group as a Daphne Jackson Fellow sponsored by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC). Welcome, Katalin.