Oct. 15th speakers: Benedetta Bolognesi and Sarah Shammas


On Thursday Oct. 15th Dr. Bolognesi and Dr. Shammas spoke about deep mutagenesis for studying IDR function and the role of IDRs in transcription factor function, respectively.

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The genetic landscape of Amyloid-beta nucleation

Dr. Benedetta Bolognesi (Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia)

Group leader, Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology

Dr. Bolognesi’s group combines high-throughput genetic approaches to explore protein phase transitions in health and disease.

Bolognesi Group Webpage

The dynamic search mode of a disordered transcription factor

Dr. Sarah Shammas (University of Oxford)

Group leader, MRC Career Development Fellow, Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford

The Shammas group is focused on understanding how intrinsically disordered regions contribute to transcriptional regulation.

Shammas Group Website


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