cryo-EM

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June 13, 2018 Cryo-EM reveals interaction between major drug targets

Structure provides “blueprint” for drug development, answers a longstanding question in biology GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (June 13, 2018) — For the first time, scientists have…

May 10, 2018 Microbes from marine volcanic vents reveal how humans adjusted to a changing atmosphere

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., and ATHENS, Ga. (May 10, 2018) — Ancient microbes that thrive in some of the world’s most extreme environments and modern-day humans…

January 22, 2018 Cryo-EM reveals critical protein-modifying complex and potential drug target

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Jan. 22, 2018)—Scientists have revealed the atomic-level structure of a molecular complex responsible for modifying proteins, possibly paving the way for the…

December 21, 2017 10 highlights: A look back at 2017

With 2017 quickly coming to close, we’d like to reflect on all that’s been accomplished by rounding up some of this year’s most notable stories…

December 6, 2017 Cryo-EM reveals “crown-like” structure of protein responsible for regulating blood flow

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Dec. 6, 2017)—A team led by scientists at Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) has revealed for the first time the atomic-level structure…

October 23, 2017 Cryo-EM reveals ignition mechanism for DNA replication

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (Oct. 23, 2017) — An international team of scientists, led by scientists at Van Andel Research Institute, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and…

March 30, 2017 Why we’re betting on cryo-electron microscopy

We just invested in a new Cryo-Electron Microscope (Cryo-EM) Core facility, including installation of one of the world’s most powerful microscopes and recruitment of…

March 28, 2017 Van Andel Research Institute installs world-class microscopes to enable discovery of the molecular basis of disease

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 28, 2017)—Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) is now home to one of the world’s most powerful microscopes—one that images life’s building…