Steve Jackson has emerged as one of the international leaders in the field of recombinational repair, structure of damaged chromatin and cellular DNA damage. The medical relevance of this work is that defects in these processes are the cause of many diseases, most notably cancer.
Steve’s work is leading to clinical trials of drugs being developed that may be effective at killing cells mutant for breast cancer susceptibility genes BRAC1 and BRAC2.
The Biochemical Society’s GlaxoSmithKline award winner receives a beautiful glass sculpture designed by the Katharine Dowson.
Stephen Jackson is the Frederick James Quick Professor of Biology and the Head of Cancer Research UK Laboratories, The Wellcome Trust and cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge. Stephen’s PhD was at University of Edinburgh with Professor Jean Beggs. After a spell at University of California with Professor Roger Tjian he returned to the UK to work at the Wellcome Trust and Cancer Research Campaign Institute.
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Microscope measures muscle weakness
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Good preparation is half the digestion
16.11.2018 | Max-Planck-Institut für Stoffwechselforschung
Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have captured a difficult-to-view singular event involving "magnetic reconnection"--the process by which sparse particles and energy around Earth collide producing a quick but mighty explosion--in the Earth's magnetotail, the magnetic environment that trails behind the planet.
Magnetic reconnection has remained a bit of a mystery to scientists. They know it exists and have documented the effects that the energy explosions can...
Biochips have been developed at TU Wien (Vienna), on which tissue can be produced and examined. This allows supplying the tissue with different substances in a very controlled way.
Cultivating human cells in the Petri dish is not a big challenge today. Producing artificial tissue, however, permeated by fine blood vessels, is a much more...
Faster and secure data communication: This is the goal of a new joint project involving physicists from the University of Würzburg. The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research funds the project with 14.8 million euro.
In our digital world data security and secure communication are becoming more and more important. Quantum communication is a promising approach to achieve...
On Saturday, 10 November 2018, the research icebreaker Polarstern will leave its homeport of Bremerhaven, bound for Cape Town, South Africa.
When choosing materials to make something, trade-offs need to be made between a host of properties, such as thickness, stiffness and weight. Depending on the application in question, finding just the right balance is the difference between success and failure
Now, a team of Penn Engineers has demonstrated a new material they call "nanocardboard," an ultrathin equivalent of corrugated paper cardboard. A square...
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