How Cell Biologists Work: Eva Nogales on making pictures of proteins worth a thousand words

Eva Nogales is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley; a Senior Faculty Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator. The Nogales Lab uses cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) to visualize macromolecular protein  … Read more

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Newcomers and Cytoskeleton Classicists Find Common Cause in the Cell—Part Two of Scientific Highlights from ASCB/IFCB 2014

The ASCB/IFCB Meeting in Philadelphia last month saw many new faces in the poster alleys and on panel podiums. These newcomers came to Philadelphia with backgrounds in bioengineering, biophysics, and computer modeling because they are finding that their research paths now run through the heart  … Read more

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Eva Nogales Unpacks the Microtubule, Piece by Piece

Our big, bony skeletons are wonders of articulation but they can’t come close to our cytoskeletons for sheer dynamism, says Eva Nogales, professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. The cytoskeleton is always being rebuilt to help the  … Read more

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