CIISB UP project approved for financing during 2020-2022
The project CIISB UP submitted to the OP VVV Call 02-18-046 Research Infrastructures II has been positively evaluated and will receive funding to reinvest into the existing equipment and to purchase new instrumentation in the amount 22 mil. EUR. The results were announced on October 31, 2019. Among others, new scanning transmission cryo-electron microscope with a detector for electron diffractions studies on microcrystals, fluorescence cryo-electron microscope, and new direct detectors for the existing instruments Titan Krios and Talos Arctica will be purchased. The Josef Dadok National NMR Center will benefit with upgrades of the instruments electronics and purchase of new probeheads for the high-field NMR spectrometers 500-950 MHz. Substantial acquisition of upgrades and new devices will keep up also Core Facilities for X-ray diffraction and Bio-SAXS, Crystallization of Proteins and Nucleic Acids, Biophysical Techniques, Nanobiotechnology, Proteomics and Structural Mass Spectrometry. This funding will allow CIISB to stay competitive on the European scale and will reinforce its position within the European Infrastructure consortium Instruct-ERIC as one of the leading Instruct Centers providing transnational access to its flagship technologies.
New timsTOF Pro Mass Spectrometer installed at CEITEC.
New timsTOF Pro Mass Spectrometer (Bruker) has been installed at the Proteomics Core Facility, CEITEC MU. The new instrument brings another separation dimension (according collisional cross sections) in qualitative and quantitative characterization of complex protein samples as it is equipped by trapped ion mobility spectrometry (TIMS) module.
Emerging Topics in Biomolecular Magnetic Resonance – A new on-line lecture series
A new on-line lecture series on Emerging Topics in Biomolecular Magnetic Resonance, organized by Loren Andreas, Stefan Glöggler, Christian Griesinger, Mei Hong, Oscar Millet, Art Palmer, and Markus Zweckstetter, starts on Thursday, June 4, 2020.
Cryo-EM reaches yet another milestone – Comments on two recent cryo-EM atomic resolution studies
Two studies published during last two weeks have reported that single particle cryo-EM data can be now resolved to 1.20Å or 1.25Å, respectively. The groups of Sjors H.W. Scheres (LMB-MRC, Cambridge) and Holger Stark (MPI Göttingen) have for the first time shown that atomic resolution is attainable by single particle cryo-EM.
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