Photo of Ankara Jain in his lab
Ankur Jain Explores RNA Aggregations in Neurodegenerative Disease
The MIT biologist studies how RNA molecules self-assemble and the role these accumulations may play in diseases such as ALS and Huntington’s.
Ankur Jain Explores RNA Aggregations in Neurodegenerative Disease
Ankur Jain Explores RNA Aggregations in Neurodegenerative Disease

The MIT biologist studies how RNA molecules self-assemble and the role these accumulations may play in diseases such as ALS and Huntington’s.

The MIT biologist studies how RNA molecules self-assemble and the role these accumulations may play in diseases such as ALS and Huntington’s.

protein interactions
Discover How to Monitor Biomolecular Interactions in Real Time
A Complete Guide to Label-Free Binding Analysis
Sartorius | Jul 27, 2022 | 1 min read
Discover how to select the most suitable platform to study biomolecule interactions depending on application and workflow needs.
Infographic about SLiMs in SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Infographic: Short Protein Motifs’ Role in SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Conchita Fraguas Bringas and Jakob Nilsson | May 16, 2022 | 5+ min read
Known as SLiMs, these stretches of up to 10 amino acids play notable roles in cell biology, including responses to viral invasion.
Conceptual image of coronavirus, SARS?Cov?2 infects a human cell
Viruses Target Super-Short Protein Motifs to Disrupt Host Biology
Conchita Fraguas Bringas and Jakob Nilsson | May 16, 2022 | 5+ min read
Only recently appreciated as critical components of cellular functions, unstructured stretches of amino acids called SLiMs are key to viral-host interactions.
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Stress-Induced Molecular Globs Boost Bacterial Fitness
Ruth Williams | Oct 21, 2021 | 4 min read
Liquid conglomerations of molecules that form in bacterial cells in response to stress promote the cells’ survival, a study finds.
Understanding Cancer Using Cryo-EM
Understanding the Complexity of Cancer with Cryo-EM
The Scientist Creative Services Team and Thermo Fisher Scientific | Oct 12, 2021 | 1 min read
Explore how researchers use cryogenic electron microscopy (cryo-EM) to identify how mutations affect protein signaling and function through structural or conformational changes.
Technique Talk: Analyzing Molecular Interactions During Monoclonal Antibody Development
The Scientist Creative Services Team in collaboration with Sartorius Corporation | Mar 9, 2021 | 1 min read
In this workshop, you will learn how to measure protein interactions using Octet bio-layer interferometry.
Advancing Disease Research with Mass Spectrometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Sep 15, 2020 | 1 min read
Explore just how indispensible mass spectrometry is becoming to life science researchers.
Advances in the functional characterization of newly discovered microproteins hint at their diverse roles  in health and disease
The Dark Matter of the Human Proteome
Annie Rathore | Apr 1, 2019 | 5+ min read
Advances in the functional characterization of newly discovered microproteins hint at diverse roles in health and disease.
Mass Spec Analysis of Protein Interactions
Jeffrey M. Perkel | Oct 1, 2016 | 5+ min read
Using the technique to study how RNA, DNA, lipids, and small molecules interact with proteins