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CamBike Sensor Team Receive Global Challenges Research Fund Award

Congratulations to the CamBike Sensor Team (Sensor CDT 2017 Cohort) for being awarded the University’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) for "Co-creating a context-appropriate mobile air quality sensor network for citizen science in Nairobi".  The team were awarded a grant of £15,000 for the project.

The CDT’s page on the team challenge

The CamBike website

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Dr Ioanna Mela awarded funding from the National Biofilm Innovation Centre

4 June 2020

Dr Ioanna Mela, a Postdoctoral Research Associate working in the Laser Analytics Group with Prof Clemens Kaminski, has been awarded funding from the National Biofilm Innovation Centre, 3rd Proof of Concept Call, to investigate the potential of DNA nanostructures against oral biofilms.

New insight into protein misfolding could open up novel approaches to treat Parkinson’s disease

4 June 2020

A cross-institutional team of researchers, led by the University of Cambridge, have uncovered a link between the structure of the protein alpha-synuclein and its likelihood to misfold and aggregate.

New paper on DNA nanostructures as a tool for targeted antimicrobial delivery

1 May 2020

Dr Ioanna Mela’s paper on DNA nanostructures that can specifically target bacteria has been published by Angewandte Chemie.