Science for Health
Research by scientists from NIMR has shown how different viruses have shaped a retrovirus restriction factor. The work is published in PLOS Pathogens.
07 March 2014
Scientists from NIMR, in collaboration with researchers from France, USA and Italy, have demonstrated that asparagine is assimilated by M. tuberculosis and hydrolysed to resist acid stress. The research is published in PLOS Pathogens.
05 March 2014
In 2013, the MRC Centenary Year, NIMR was busier than ever before with schools activities. The finale to the year was a poster competition on the theme of women in science.
28 February 2014
Alastair Aitken died on 6 February 2014. He was a group leader in the Division of Protein Structure at NIMR from 1986-1998.
27 February 2014
NIMR is one of the world's leading medical research institutes, dedicated to studying important questions about the life processes that are relevant to all aspects of health.
The 2013 Mill Hill Essays are now available. They are a short volume of essays published annually to promote the public understanding of science, and are designed to be accessible to anyone with an interest in science and the natural world.
The application round for MRC-funded Studentships for 2014/2015 has now passed. Projects and studentships for 2015/2016 will be advertised in October 2014.
A new future and a new building in the heart of London for NIMR as part of a consortium to bring together the best scientists, doctors and researchers to tackle diseases that affect people around the world.
To celebrate the MRC centenary, 100 NIMR scientists will take part in science events with children from 100 schools.
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