News Articles


Cell Image of the Month - Myeloid differentiation primary response protein (MyD88)

Image Cell Image of the month - MyD88.jpg

In December 2019 an outbreak of the novel infectious virus SARS-CoV2 occurred and immense research is currently going on to contain the virus. Being a novel virus it is highly important to learn how the immune system has responded to the past viral infections in particular to the coronavirus family...Read more


Cell Image of the Month: the Molecular Chaperone Hsp110

Hsp110.jpg

To fold or to degrade? Proteins have to be folded to its native structure in order to perform its designated tasks and a failure to do so leads to deleterious effects. Chaperones as the name suggest prevents improper interactions and ensures proper functioning of the proteome...Read more


Cell Image of the Month: TRAP1 is a regulator of tumor cell metabolism

TRAP1_HPA041082_MCF7.jpg

"Movember" marks the time of the year when men around the world grow their moustaches to raise awareness for men's health issues, such as prostate cancer, the second most common cancer in men and one of the leading causes of death in men worldwide. (Rawla et al, 2019)..Read more


Image of the month: EGLN3 encodes a cellular oxygen sensor

EGLN3_RGB_blue_red_green.jpg

The winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine were announced here in Stockholm last week. William G. Kaelin Jr., Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza were jointly awarded for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability...Read more


Cell Image of the Month: KRT14

KRT14 in HaCaT.jpg

Intermediate filaments are part of a dynamic protein network, called the cytoskeleton, that provides shape, structural organization and mechanical resilience to human cells and tissues. Indeed, intermediate filaments have been proven to be very strong, while at the same time remaining flexible and elastic (Kreplak et al, 2005). Remarkably, they seem to stiffen when subjected to high mechanical force (Janmey et al, 1991), making them important contributors to integrity of cells, especially in tissues subjected to pronounced mechanical stress, such as our skin...Read more


Upcoming Events


FEBS Practical and Lecture Course

May 30, 2021 - June 4, 2021

FEBS Practical and Lecture Course - A summer school aimed at graduate students, post-docs, and young independent investigators who want to learn about new techniques to explore the proteins encoded by the human genome.

News article