New podcast explores the past, present and future of this Nobel Prize-winning technique
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
Research Highlight: New study clarifies how one protein helps maintain a healthy cellular supply chain
A new study has uncovered unexpected details about a key regulator kinesins, the molecular 'delivery trucks' that are essential for maintaining a healthy cellular supply chain.
Automated ‘pipeline’ improves access to advanced microscopy data
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.
Study unveils the intricate way two proteins interact to promote cell movement and metastasis
Researchers have shed light on the molecular details of a protein-protein interaction that drives cell movement and cancer metastasis
Second cohort of Michigan Life Sciences Fellows expands the program’s reach and impact
Meet the newest MLSF fellows, who are investigating important questions related to multiple sclerosis, triple-negative breast cancer, and how complex living architectures form.
Applications open for annual hands-on cryo-EM data workshop
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.
Biosciences Initiative invests $45M in U-M research
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.
Scientists get hands-on experience with cryo-EM data tools at U-M workshop
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.
LSI to lead four-day cryo-EM workshop
The LSI will lead a four-day cryo-electron microscopy workshop in June to introduce participants to common image processing software packages.
Video: What's cryo-EM and how is it revolutionizing biology?
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.
LSI welcomes new faculty member
The LSI is pleased to welcome structural biologist Michael Cianfrocco, Ph.D., to its faculty as an assistant research professor.