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Biomedical Solid-State NMR

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Probes & Cheese

Posted on October 25, 2018 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (27)

This week in Zurich to test fancy NMR probes, courtesy of Bruker Biospin. And yes, we ate it all!

2 x Nature Communications!

Posted on September 27, 2018 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (112)

https://rdcu.be/7SAj" target="_blank">Here's the first one

Way to go João!

Frontispiece in Angewandte

Posted on October 11, 2017 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Koen's new paper in Angewandte has been selected as a Frontispiece


Miranda & João presented their work at the IMAP in Copenhagen.

Posted on September 5, 2017 at 6:00 AM Comments comments (30)

Way to go!!

Ion channel clusters in Angewandte Chemie

Posted on July 5, 2017 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (23)

Koen Visscher, a former Master student in our group, has just published an article on ion channel clusters,

Supramolecular organization and functional implications of K+ channel clusters in membranes, which was accepted in Angewandte Chemie.

We used a novel approach that combines dynamic nuclear polarizaiton-enhanced solid-state NMR experiments and large-scale computer simulations. With this approach, we were able to show that potassium channel clustering depends on the gating state of the channels. Our study demonstrates a link between potassium channel clustering and function, and uncovers a hitherto unknown mechanism of ion channel communication. 

This approach can be used to study membrane protein - membrane protein interactions in a broad context.

Way to go Koen!

Welcome Barend!

Posted on May 3, 2017 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

We welcome Barend Elenbaas, who will stay with us for six months for his Master Project.

Welcome Felix!

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (4)

We welcome Felix Torres, a Master student, in our group!

Felix will stay with us for six months.

Welcome Christoph!

Posted on October 1, 2016 at 6:00 PM

We welcome Christoph Müller-Hermes in the group. Christoph will stay with us for three months.

New Article in Angewandte Chemistry

Posted on August 13, 2016 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (4)