Keep up with the literature and contribute to your community with Biomed News

Are you struggling to keep on top of the literature in your field? Because I know I was, using keyword searches and alerts for tables of contents. In the first week of June 2022 32,294 entries were added to PubMed – an enormous amount of information is being made available every week and is increasing all the time. This makes it hard for researchers, like … Continue reading Keep up with the literature and contribute to your community with Biomed News

Drug Repurposing II

After a long time-awaited return to in-person international conferences, I was delighted to take part in the Drug Repurposing II conference held by the Biochemical Society on 10-11 May 2022. I traveled from the wonderful city of Naples, where I come from, to the theatrical and foreign London for the event It was exciting for me to re-experience this beautiful city that I’ve visited so … Continue reading Drug Repurposing II

Musing on my first in-person conference after a prolonged break – Drug Repurposing II

Like many others from academia or industry, I have long been craving for attending conferences in person – not primarily fuelled by anything geeky, but more out of desperation to breathe and tread normally, like in pre-COVID times. With the majority of us now vaccinated and boosted (and kudos to the great science behind these life-savers), we have started to reclaim some normalcy in life, … Continue reading Musing on my first in-person conference after a prolonged break – Drug Repurposing II

3rd UK Workshop on membrane proteins 

By Dr Harley Worthy, Research Associate at University of Exeter  After nearly 820 days since my last in person meeting, interacting with the scientific community through the lens of my laptop webcam via Zoom and Microsoft Teams, I was able to attend a workshop in person. Finally, I was able to leave the scenery of rural Devon and head Northwards to Aston University in Birmingham … Continue reading 3rd UK Workshop on membrane proteins