Prof Anthony Watts (University of Oxford) gave his 2015 RSC Prize seminar entitled "Pushing the Limits with biological Solid State NMR - biomembranes as an example" in the School of Chemistry on Tue 12 Jan 2016.
From September 2015, HWB-NMR houses two new Bruker 600 Avance-IVDr (in-vitro diagnostic research) systems as part of the Phenome Centre - Birmingham metabolomics initiative. Contact Prof Mark Viant (Director of Phenome Centre - Birmingham) for more information.
After 12 years as Executive Director at HWB-NMR, Prof Michael Overduin left the University of Birmingham on 1 Aug 2015 to take up his position as Executive Director at NANUC, University of Alberta, Canada.
The Spring NMR-DG meeting on "Diffusion NMR" took place in the School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham on Tue 31 Mar 2015. Speakers included Chris Waudby, Iain Day, Carmine D'Agostino, Peter Griffiths & Gareth Morris.
Take advantage of free access to our recently upgraded 900 MHz NMR spectrometer and 600 MHz TXO cryoprobe for 13C direct detection (both Bruker systems)! Please email Dr Sara Whittaker.
The HWB-NMR 10-year anniversary user meeting took place on Fri 7 Nov 2014. Our thanks to the speakers for their enjoyable talks! Click here for the programme.
NMR Basic Training 2014 took place 3-5 Nov, with over 40 students from across the UK in attendance. Our thanks go to Prof Mike Williamson, Dr Simon Skinner and Dr Marc Lenoir for stimulating instruction. For more details, please visit our website. Suggestions welcome for future Basic Training topics or format - feel free to email them to Dr Sara Whittaker.
Bruker 900 Training (session 2) took place Fri 9 May 2014 (instructors: Dr Peter Gierth & Dr Pete Simpson). Hands-on B900 use encouraged for users wishing to access 900 MHz! To access the B900, please email Dr Sara Whittaker.
Prof Michael Overduin interviewed for the BBC News article: Did Richard Nixon change the way people describe cancer?
The Wellcome Trust has funded 5 years of free access to the 900 MHz spectrometer (incl. equipment upgrade) for users based in the UK and Brazil, China, South Africa and other emerging market countries from Dec 2012. Please email Dr Sara Whittaker for access.