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CNIO News, Year 2018

Maria A. Blasco, Borja Baselga, Margarita Salas, Eva Lootz, Amparo Garrido and Mireia Puigventós

Art inspired by science: artwork that has emerged from dialogues between Margarita Salas & Eva Lootz

Madrid, 7 February, 2018

“A unique experience”. This is how Margarita Salas, a worldwide pioneer in molecular biology, has summed up what participating in Binomio has meant for her. The visual artist, Eva Lootz, her interlocutor in the project, does not skimp on adjectives either: “Being in direct contact with a pioneer in the deciphering of genetic languages has been fascinating for me”, she says. 'Binomio, a Dialogue between Art and Science' is an initiative by the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO),...

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Óscar Llorca, Structural Biology Programme director

Óscar Llorca receives Human Frontiers Science Program award

Madrid, 11 January, 2018

The Human Frontiers Science Program will provide 1,050,000 dollars in funding over three years to a project led by Óscar Llorca, director of the Structural Biology Programme at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), which seeks to provide a more accurate understanding of how chromatin remodelling complexes work. The team coordinated by Llorca is working alongside Mark Skehel's Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge and Heinz Neumann's group at the Max Planck Institute...

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