Cryo- EM

  • Vanderbilt University

    Collaborative research yields new protein structure

    Structure of a caveolin-1 complex obtained using cryo-electron microscopy. A protomer, or a structural unit, is highlighted in magenta. The image was cropped to focus on panel A of Figure 1 of the paper, modified and published here in accordance to a CC BY-NC 4.0 license. Read More

    May. 16, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Cryo-EM reveals the molecular mechanism of IP3 receptor channel opening

    Research led by co-first authors Emily Schmitz, a graduate student in the Chemical and Physical Biology program, and Hirohide Takahashi, a research instructor in molecular physiology and biophysics, identified the structure of the human type-3 inositol 1,4,5-triphosphate, or IP3, receptor in several conformations using cryo-electron microscopy. Schmitz and Takahasi, who… Read More

    May. 9, 2022

  • Vanderbilt University

    Core Development Grants recipients announced

    The Office of the Dean of Basic Sciences is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Vanderbilt School of Medicine Basic Sciences Core Development Grants, which provide each awardee with up to $50K toward the purchase of capital equipment, the development of a new core technology or service, or… Read More

    Feb. 8, 2022