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Dr Ioanna Mela awarded funding from the National Biofilm Innovation Centre

Dr Ioanna Mela has been awarded funding from the National Biofilm Innovation Centre, 3rd Proof of Concept Call, to investigate the potential of DNA nanostructures against oral biofilms. The NBIC has funded 14 projects in this round, from 12 different institutions, with six of the projects having an “engineering” theme. The...

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New Scientist: Tiny machines made of DNA origami may make antibiotics work better

New Scientist: Tiny machines made of DNA origami may make antibiotics work better

Ioanna Mela's and the team's recent research on DNA origami has been featured in New Scientist. Origami isn’t usually thought of as a weapon – but it can be deadly when it is made of DNA. Tiny devices made from intricately folded DNA strands can boost the potency of antibacterial chemicals by bringing individual molecules...

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Eric J Rees' farewell dinner at Robinson College

Eric J Rees' farewell dinner at Robinson College

We had a group dinner to congratulate Dr. Eric J Rees on his future job, good luck Eric!

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Ioanna Mela gives presentation at AFM BioMed Conference, September 2019

Ioanna Mela gives presentation at AFM BioMed Conference, September 2019

Dr Ioanna Mela gave a presentation at the 9th AFM BioMed Conference at Muenster, Germany, in September 2019. Her presentation focused on developing and using correlative AFM/STED and AFM/FLIM platforms.

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Anna Wang receives BP Nevill Mott Prize

Anna Wang receives BP Nevill Mott Prize

Anna Wang has been awarded the Department of Physics (Cavendish Laboratory), University of Cambridge, BP Nevill Mott Prize for the best Part III Project. Anna conducted research in the Laser Analytics Group for her Part III Physics Project. This is a well deserved award - our congratulations to Anna!

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The LAG and MNG attend Focus on Microscopy 2019

The LAG and MNG attend Focus on Microscopy 2019

Members of the Laser Analytics Group and the Molecular Neuroscience Group attended the Focus on Microscopy Conference in London.

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Marcus completes his PhD!

Marcus completes his PhD!

Congratulations to Marcus Fantham who passed his PhD viva February the 26th and is already set to continue his career at Oxford Nanoimaging (ONI).

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Biophysical Society Annual Meeting 2019

Biophysical Society Annual Meeting 2019

Chetan Poudel and Ioanna Mela recently attended the 63rd Biophysical Society Annual Meeting in Baltimore, USA. Ioanna co-chaired the platform on "Bacterial Mechanics, Cytoskeleton and Motility" together with Dr Benjamin Bratton from Princeton University. Chetan Poudel presented "Correlative AFM-FLIM measurements in living...

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LAG Members win Bruker AFM Conference Prizes

LAG Members win Bruker AFM Conference Prizes

Maria Zacharopoulou , Chetan Poudel and Ioanna Mela recently attended the Bruker AFM Workshop in Coventry. Ioanna was awarded the prize for best AFM image, with her image of the Chinese character on-chip, and Chetan received the third place poster prize. Congratulations!

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