Researchers have determined the structure of part of the tiny passageways that allow calcium ions to enter mitochondria and kick off cellular energy production.
The findings, reported May 2 in Nature, promise to help researchers better understand how the channel, known as the mitochondrial calcium uniporter, works so speedily and precisely and what happens when it breaks—a question of growing interest since mutations in the uniporter have recently been linked to… Read more about Special as a Snowflake (Mootha lab)
It’s very exciting to announce that our very own Debbie Marks has won the Overton Prize from the International Society for Computational Biology (ICSB). The Overton Prize recognizes early to mid-career scientists who are emerging leaders in computational biology and bioinformatics, and is offered in memory of G. Christian Overton, a leading bioinformatics researcher and a founding member of the ISCB Board of Directors. Previous winners include many of our friends, including… Read more about Debbie Marks wins Overton Prize