A new podcast and video series hosted by three faculty members from the University of Michigan, Cornell University and Columbia University explores what the future of cryo-EM will look like, while highlighting the career development and experiences of a wide range of experts in the field
A new data-processing approach offers a simpler, faster path to data generated by cryo-electron microscopy instruments, removing a barrier to wider adoption of this powerful technique.
Researchers have shed light on the molecular details of a protein-protein interaction that drives cell movement and cancer metastasis
The University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute will lead a five-day cryo-electron microscopy workshop in June to introduce participants to common image processing software packages.
Three ground-breaking LSI projects are among the University of Michigan projects to be funded in the first round of investments from the Biosciences Initiative.
Thirty-five academic and industry scientists from across the country got hands-on experience with the latest cryo-electron microscopy image processing tools at a recent workshop led by the LSI.
The LSI will lead a four-day cryo-electron microscopy workshop in June to introduce participants to common image processing software packages.
U-M has one of the top cryo-EM labs in the country — learn more about how this technology is revolutionizing biology and how U-M is using it to study things like neurodegenerative diseases and bacterial infections.
Chilled proteins and 3-D images: The cryo-electron microscopy technology that just won a Nobel Prize
LSI faculty members Michael Cianfrocco and Melanie Ohi explain the technology that won the 2017 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.
How two U-M graduate students came to co-first author a high-impact paper and develop expertise in one of the hottest areas of biology.
The welcomes structural biologist Melanie Ohi, Ph.D., to its faculty.
New cryo-EM research reveals 3-D snapshots of how a key biological machine unfolds a ribbon of protein through its central channel.
Researchers have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy snapshots of a cellular target for Type 2 diabetes in action.
The LSI is pleased to welcome structural biologist Michael Cianfrocco, Ph.D., to its faculty as an assistant research professor.
LSI researchers have developed a clear picture of a critical mechanism in the budding process that sends materials from the inside of the cell to far-flung places in the body.
Revealed: the molecular structure of a protein produced by the Zika virus that is thought to be involved in the virus’s reproduction and its interaction with a host’s immune system.
The first high-resolution snapshots of a deadly parasite's ribosome provide a detailed map of its structure to aid the design of new drugs.
Researchers at the LSI have obtained for the first time three-dimensional snapshots of the “assembly line” within microorganisms that naturally produces antibiotics and other drugs.
A team of scientists at U-M and Purdue University has discovered a key aspect both to how the viruses replicate in the cells of their host and how they manipulate the immune system as they spread.