Team Cryo ices Mass Spectrometry hopes in JBC Methods Madness tourney
In its inaugural Methods Madness tournament, the Journal of Biological Chemistry pitted influential research techniques against one another in a three-week competition for methods glory, and at 12:01 p.m. EST on March 31 cryo–EM/ET gave structural biologists around the world something to cheer about, beating mass spectrometry 51% to 49% — a margin thinner than shaved ice.
Sixteen prominent methods, eight legends and eight rising stars, spanning the scope of biological chemistry were matched up, and you, the people who do the work, decided with your votes which would be crowned the tournament champion. In addition, our Methods Madness bracket challenge ended in a tie between two worthy contenders.
You can read more about this tournament here.
Source: ASBMBToday - The Member Magazine of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
CMS BIOCEV Newsletter
Heads of BIOCEV CIISB core facilities have summarised recent technological upgrades of their laboratories and presented them as CMS newsletter. The overview of recent updates is available here.
Research scientist for the Centre of Molecular Structure - Biophysical methods facility
Biophysical Methods facility of BIOCEV is looking for a research scientist specialised in biophysical techniques and/or spectroscopic techniques.
Instruct-ERIC is hiring a Director to join the Instruct Hub
The Integrated Structural Biology - European Research Infrastructure Consortium (Instruct-ERIC), a pan-European distributed infrastructure whose principal task is to support excellent science that integrates an understanding of biological structure with cellular function, seeks to recruit a director.
Two on-line Magnetic Resonance Courses
Ilja Kuprov and Marcel Utz from University of Southampton made entire Undergraduate Magnetic Resonance module available online: 20 hours of video and 100+ pages of handouts.