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Category Archives: Scientist interviews


Imaging a Hidden Universe | A Story of Stress Granules

Deborah January 10, 2014

  Nancy Kedersha is a researcher based at Harvard Medical School and director of a confocal microscopy facility at the Brigham and Women´s Hospital in Boston, MA. A pioneer in the field of stress granule research, she was one of the very first to discover these dynamic structures, and to show that they form in… Continue Reading »


Protein Aggregation: Culprit or Custodian in Neurodegeneration? | Interview with Tiago Outeiro

admin April 4, 2013

Our resident blogger spoke to Professor Tiago Outeiro about his work in the field of neurodegeneration at the last German Neuroscience Society National Meeting in March. Professor Outeiro leads a team at the University of Goettingen Medical School, Germany, in the Department of Neurodegeneration and Restorative Research… Currently, neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s… Continue Reading »


Talking Neurodegeneration: ALS and FTLD

admin September 17, 2012

    Sarah Müller is a PhD student studying neurodegeneration at the King’s Health Partners Centre for Neurodegeneration Research at King’s College London, UK. Her PhD project focuses on proteins that cause Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal lobe dementia (FTLD). Recently, we got chance to ask Sarah a few questions about this work… Continue Reading »


Research Focus on Richard Marais – B-RAF and its Signaling Paradox

admin May 8, 2012

This month our resident blogger interviewed Professor Richard Marais, skin cancer expert and recently appointed Director of The Paterson Institute for Cancer Research in Manchester. Preceding this, Marais was Professor of Oncology at The Institute of Cancer Research, where his work with the B-RAF protein uncovered a novel signaling paradigm in cancer… Professor Richard Marais’ lab… Continue Reading »


AACR Special: Interview with Professor Hans Clevers

admin April 19, 2012

  At the 2012 AACR Annual Meeting Proteintech had the honor of meeting up with speaker Professor Hans Clevers, Director of the Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research, Utrecht, Netherlands. The Clevers lab has pioneered the isolation and cultivation of stem cells to the point of being able to grow de novo tissue in… Continue Reading »


Johannes Zuber Interview – RNA Interference: An Approach to Finding Cancer’s “Achilles Heel”

admin January 11, 2012

After a tour around the Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), arranged in cooperation with The EMBO Meeting organizers, our resident blogger Deb Grainger asks Group Leader Johannes Zuber about his ongoing work involving RNAi technologies. She also asks what brought his research to the IMP and what  is in store for the future… Johannes Zuber and his… Continue Reading »

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