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The impact of mitochondrial organisation on heart cell bioenergetics – published in PLoS Computational Biology

Heart cells contain a high volume of mitochondria, which are necessary to generate the ATP energy supply that is needed to sustain normal heart function. Previously, mitochondria were understood to be arranged in a regular, crystalline pattern in heart cells … Continue reading

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Matt Faria – best paper award

Congratulations to Matt Faria – winner of a Best Paper award at the CNBS annual meeting for his paper ‘Minimum Information Reporting in Bio–Nano Experimental Literature’ Nature Nanotechnology 13, 777–785 (2018) http://doi.org/10.1038/s41565-018-0246-4

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New Preprint: Maintaining the stem cell niche in multicellular models of epithelia

Claire Miller’s new preprint is available now on arXiv. https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.10781 In epithelial tissues such as skin, stem cells divide in order to replace cells that are lost at the surface. The maintenance of the stem cell niche is therefore an … Continue reading

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New preprint: Corrected pair correlation functions for environments with obstacles

Stuart Johnston’s new #arxiv preprint on calculating measures of spatial correlation for environments containing obstacles: https://arxiv.org/abs/1811.07518

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Reference environments: A universal tool for reproducibility in computational biology

Reproducibility of scientific results, or lack thereof, has received increasing attention over recent years. Computational studies, by their nature, should be amongst the most reproducible. However it often proves to be a challenge to reproduce computational results, even when code … Continue reading

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A thermodynamic framework for modelling membrane transporters – published in Journal of Theoretical Biology

Membrane transporters are proteins which facilitate the entry and exit of molecules into cells. Transport processes often require a source of energy in order to move substances against unfavourable concentration gradients or, in the case of charged species, against electrochemical … Continue reading

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Minimum information reporting in bio-nano experimental literature – published in Nature Nanotechnology

Our new paper setting out minimum information criteria for bio-nano research has been published in Nature Nanotechnology. Nature Nanotechnology 13, 777–785 (2018) Download the paper here. Read the Nature Nanotechnology editorial about our work here. This work, led by Matt Faria, has … Continue reading

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