One of our most prized structures, the GATA:FOG zinc finger complex, features in the Protein Data Bank’s Molecule of the Month section for March 2007. Check it out! A couple of our recent reviews of the field (Sunde and Matthews and Gamsjaeger et al.) were also used to create the feature.
Dr Josep Font from Catelonia in Spain has just been awarded a Research Fellowship from the Spanish government to join the lab for two years. Josep (Pep) has worked extensively on the thermodynamics of folding of ribonuclease A, under the tutelage of Prof. Maria Vilanova at the University of Girona.
Mugdha Bhati won a Student Poster Prize at the recent Biomolecular Dynamics and Interactions 2007 Meeting: From Single Molecules to Complex Assemblies. With Jacqui chairing the meeting (and no she wasn’t a poster judge) and Joel chairing a session, there was a very heavy lab influence – even if it was held in Melbourne.
Cuong Dinh Ngyuen, a graduate of the Hanoi National University and currently working at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, has been awarded a Government Scholarship to carry out an MSc in the lab. He will arrive in the second semester of 2007.