Through collaborative and multidisciplinary research, the BSI works to solve major biological challenges by developing new scientific methods and technologies.
New for 2012-2013: The BSI Public Lectures
Professor David Nelson (Harvard) will present the BSI's First Public Lecture Series (22-25 April 2013). For more information please see the BSI Public Lectures web page.
History of Crystallography on BBC Radio 4
Professor Judith Howard recently featured on the BBC Radio 4 programme In Our Time. The programme which was dedicated to the history of crystallography and its impact was broadcast on 29 November and can be downloaded from http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/iot.
(8 Feb 2013)
Durham BBS Speaker Awarded Nobel Prize
The Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to the opening speaker of the 2012 British Biophysical Society conference held in Durham in July 2012. Prof. Brian Kobilka (Stanford University) has been jointly awarded the 2012 Chemistry Nobel Prize with Prof. Robert Lefkowitz (Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Duke University, Durham, North Carolina) for their work on the identification and study of G-coupled receptors.
(11 Oct 2012) » More about Durham BBS Speaker Awarded Nobel Prize
Wednesday 29 May 2013
Venue: Rosemary Cramp Lecture Theatre, Calman Learning Centre
From a soft matter/biophysics perspective tissues can be modelled as biologically active matter, made of cells, capable of exerting forces and responding to stresses.
This Durham Centre for Soft Matter workshop aims to provide an overview for both physicists and biologists about the state of the art of research on tissue mechanics.
Friday 31 May 2013
Friday 28 June 2013
Protein Dynamics and Function
- Protein Dynamics Durham Poster (last modified: 8 February 2013)
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