Nano-scaled properties of the amyloid life-cycle

Speaker: Wei-Feng Xue Department: School of Biosciences, University of Kent Subject: Nano-scaled properties of the amyloid life-cycle Location: TU Delft Date: 12-05-16 Author: Hielke Walinga When people first discovered the cause of the mad-cow disease, they thought it was some kind of black magic in nature. It was caused by a misfolded protein that could … Continue reading Nano-scaled properties of the amyloid life-cycle

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Nano-scale Properties of the Amyloid Life-cycle

Speaker: Wei-Feng Xue Department: School of Biosciences, University of Kent Subject: Nano-scale Properties of the Amyloid Life-cycle Location: TU Delft, Bionanoscience, Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Date: 12-05-2016 Author: Mirte Golverdingen Xue started his talk by introducing amyloid and prions. Amyloid and prions are important biological structures. Amyloids are fibrillar structures that are formed from proteins … Continue reading Nano-scale Properties of the Amyloid Life-cycle

Dynamics of translation of single mRNA molecules in vivo

Speaker:         Marvin Tanenbaum Department:  Hubrecht institute Utrecht Subject:         Dynamics of translation of single mRNA molecules in vivo Location:       TU Delft Date:             11-05-2016 Author:         Katja Slangewal The fate and function of a cell depend among … Continue reading Dynamics of translation of single mRNA molecules in vivo

ITOP – easy and efficient intracellular delivery of macromolecules

SURE symposium ‘Science Fiction: The impact of scientific research on modern society’ Speaker:     Prof. Dr. Niels Geijsen (Hubrecht Institute Utrecht) Subject:      ITOP - novel opportunities for safe and efficient gene repair Location:    Erasmus MC Rotterdam Date:           Friday, 13.05.2016 Author: Edgar Schönfeld Introducing a new protein into a cell can be done … Continue reading ITOP – easy and efficient intracellular delivery of macromolecules

Biology in the context of boundary: Genome organization and Pattern formation

Speaker:           Fabai Wu Department:     BioNanoScience Subject:            Biology in the context of boundary: Genome organization and pattern formation Location:          TU Delft Date:                11-05-2016 Author:             Katja Slangewal Fabai Wu starts … Continue reading Biology in the context of boundary: Genome organization and Pattern formation

Nano-scale properties of the amyloid life-cycle

Speaker:          Wei-Feng Xue Department:   School of Biosciences, University of Kent Subject:          Nano-scale properties of the amyloid life-cycle Location:        TU Delft Date:              12-05-2016 Author: Carolien Bastiaanssen Amyloids are protein aggregates that often form a fibrillar structure with a width of ~10 nm. They come in a variety sizes, ranging from ~10 nm to several μm in … Continue reading Nano-scale properties of the amyloid life-cycle

Nano-scaled properties of the Amyloid life-cycle

Speaker:           Wei-Feng Xue Department:     School of Biosciences, University of Kent Subject:            Nano-scaled properties of the amyloid life-cycle Location:          TU Delft Date:                12-05-2016  Author:             Katja Slangewal It is well … Continue reading Nano-scaled properties of the Amyloid life-cycle

Nanoscale properties of the amyloid lifecycle

BN Seminars Speaker: Wei-Feng Xue (School of Biosciences, University of Kent, UK) Subject: Nanoscale properties of the amyloid life-cycle Location: TU Delft Date: Thursday, 12.05.2016, 16:00-17:00 Author: Edgar Schönfeld Amyloids are misfolded proteins that self-assemble into filaments (fibrils), typically 10 nm wide and several micrometers long (Fig.1). While amyloid fibrils are typically associated with a … Continue reading Nanoscale properties of the amyloid lifecycle

Nano-scale Properties of the Amyloid Life-Cycle

Speaker: Wei-Feng Xue Department: School of Biosciences, University of Kent Subject: Nano-scale Properties of the Amyloid Life-Cycle Location: TU Delft Date: May 16, 2016 author: Teun Huijben Amyloid are fibrillar structures that have a width of approximately ten nanometers and are formed from proteins or peptides. They can be made from a wide variety of … Continue reading Nano-scale Properties of the Amyloid Life-Cycle

A link between our diet and colorectal cancer

JNI Oncology Lectures Speaker: Leonard Augenlicht (Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY USA) Subject: Nutrient genetic interactions in sporadic intestinal cancer Location: Erasmus MC Rotterdam Date: Wednesday, 04.05.2016, 11:00-12:00 Author: Edgar Schönfeld In his talk, Leonard Augenlicht elucidated the influence of our diet on the occurrence of colon cancer. Worldwide, colon cancer is the … Continue reading A link between our diet and colorectal cancer