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Read more at: Major gift secures the Department's future

Major gift secures the Department's future

Dr Yusuf Hamied, courtesy University of Cambridge

The Department has received a major gift from alumnus Dr Yusuf Hamied which will support research and teaching for generations to come, and will secure the Department's leading position into the future.

Read more at: Click here to change RNA

Click here to change RNA

Sigitas Mikutis courtesy Madoka Hazemi and Unnikrishnan Bindu

Researchers in the Bernardes lab have created a new tool to modify RNA in living cells, which opens new possibilities for drug discovery and medical treatments.

Read more at: Postdoc makes Impossible Materials possible

Postdoc makes Impossible Materials possible

Lukas working remotely during the pandemic

Dr Lukas Schertel was awarded third prize in this year’s Postdoc Business Plan Competition for his spin-out Impossible Materials, which has developed eco-friendly cellulose-based white pigments.

Read more at: Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas, 1932-2020

Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas, 1932-2020

Courtesy Science History Institute

It is with sadness that we announce that Professor Sir John Meurig Thomas ScD FRS FREng FRSE passed away on Friday 13 November, 2020.

Read more at: Bernardes wins Young Chemical Biologist Award

Bernardes wins Young Chemical Biologist Award

Courtesy Department of Chemistry Photography

Dr Gonçalo Bernardes has been selected to receive the 2020 International Chemical Biology Society Young Chemical Biologist award.