Archive | June 2012

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Talking about productivity: Labguru in the academy

Talking about productivity: Labguru in the academy At a small symposium held recently by Merck-Serono, Israel Makov, chairman of several Israeli biotech companies, have given a lecture about the challenges of biopharma in the coming years. He commented that the problem with current biopharma’s R&D is not the lack of knowledge, but rather the lack […]

Crystallography for beginners: making the move into protein crystallography – Part 1

You have been working on your protein for some time, doing all kinds of kinetics characterization, looking at binding partners through pull downs or looking at its cellular localization. Basically, you’re doing cellular and molecular biology of your protein. Have you thought about trying to crystallize it? Aren’t you curious how it looks and how […]