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RI-VIS project officially launched

February 1st 2019 marked the official start date of new Horizon 2020 funded project RI-VIS. The project will expand the visibility of European research infrastructures to new communities, and new target regions forming strategic partnerships with infrastructures in third countries. We will develop valuable resources such as guidelines and toolkits for partnering, host international outreach events, organise an international RI staff mobility programme and more.The project has a consortium of 13 ...

ERIC Forum project launched with a meeting in Amsterdam

On Thursday 31 January, 23 European Research Infrastructures, based in 11 different countries with national nodes in all European Member States, met in Amsterdam to launch the ERIC Forum project, co-funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. The project will run until December 2022. The aim of the ERIC Forum Implementation project is to­­­­ strengthen the coordination within the ERIC Forum, to have a common voice and enhance collaborations between the partners. The strate...

How to generate the end of an mRNA

Messenger RNAs (or mRNAs) carry the information required to make proteins in cells. The end of an mRNA is generated by a multi-protein complex called cleavage and polyadenylation factor (or CPF). CPF cuts the mRNA at a specific site and then adds a string of adenosines – a modification that is important for translation of mRNA into protein and for mRNA stability.  A team in Lori Passmore’s group at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge have now reconstituted the activiti...

Training the next generation of structural biologists in South Africa

A workshop for PhD students and early career researchers on Biophysics & Structural Biology at Synchrotrons was held recently at the University of Cape Town (17-24 January 2019).The workshop introduced young South African researchers to the power of synchrotron based facilities and addressed the technology required to go from gene to structure. Topics covered included, advanced strategies for crystallization, high-throughput data collection by X-ray diffraction, single particle cryo-EM, and X-...

Welcome to the New Instruct-ERIC Website

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website which replaces our old website, The re-designed site offers a better online experience, and a more user-friendly interface, with streamlined content, new resources and a fresh new look. It has an clearer navigation system and responsive functionality so the display adapts to your device, whether it's a desktop PC, tablet or mobile phone.  If you have an account, your login details will remain th...

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