How will protein structures help us in the fight against COVID-19?

Alex Holmes is a second-year White Rose DTP student at the University of Leeds and volunteers as a Pint of Science team leader for the ‘Our Body’ strand. She works at the interface of structural, computational and chemical biology, using these techniques to study a family of membrane proteins and their potential druggability.

Structural characterisation of a bacteriophage DNA packaging motor using Cryo-Electron Microscopy (NPIF)

Dorothy Hawkins

About me I graduated with an Mbiochem. from the University of Oxford where I completed three years broad biochemistry before choosing a practical Masters project with Professor John Vakonakis. Here, I used crystallography and biophysics to study malaria – host interactions. This secured my interest in both infectious disease and structural biology which was echoed … Read more