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EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the VIB, Belgium


Registrations for the VIBes in Biosciences 2017 biannual international PhD symposium are about to take off! VIBes is an initiative from VIB and gathers young and ambitious scientists from all over the globe to enjoy a top-quality conference. 

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Editorial by Thomas Sommer, Deputy Scientific Director of the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine 

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the VIB, Belgium


The Next Generation Antibodies and Protein Analysis: Tools and Technologies meeting (NGAPA) in June 2015 was a great success and we are pleased to announce the 2nd edition in October, 2017.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

News from the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria


Scientists at CeMM and the Medical University of Vienna shed light at a complex immune program that starts right after birth: the study published in Cell Reports reveals how interleukin-33 signaling induced by the first breath shapes the performance of pulmonary immune cells and influences anti-bacterial defenses.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), Finland


The recently established EV Core at the University of Helsinki is a globally unique technology core providing extracellular vesicle (EV) know-how and tools for characterization and downstream analyses of EVs.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Germany


For the CRISPR-Cas9 system to work, researchers have to design RNA sequences that specifically match the sequence of the target gene. CrispRGold, written by MDC scientists, helps to identify the most effective and specific RNA sequences. The team has also developed a mouse strain that expresses high levels of Cas9.

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

News from the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Germany


Some proteins behave in an unusual way: the older they become, the more stable they are. A research team has traced the life cycle of thousands of proteins from synthesis to disposal. 

EU-LIFE Science Newsletter 3/2017

Community News from the Babraham Institute (BI), United Kingdom


The Babraham Institute’s ‘Ageing Cell’ conference took place earlier this year (27-28 March 2017) and was supported by the Biochemical Society among others. The event, which showcased the very latest research Ageing at a cellular level, brought together over 200 delegates to its campus and new conferencing facilities. In a programme designed to explore the intersections of research disciplines, the event did not disappoint.

The second EU-LIFE strategy meeting was held on October 27-29, 2014 in Oeiras, Portugal.

Gathering the Board of Directors, the Strategic group of EU-Life and the Chairs of the EU-LIFE Working Groups, the meeting aimed at discussing EU-LIFE strategy and strengthening the EU-LIFE community.

From May 12th to 15th 2014, at the CRG, in Barcelona, two main EU-LIFE events were held: The first EU-LIFE Scientific Workshop on Biology of Cancer, and the second EU-LIFE Community Meeting.