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Latest on Papers, Events… …Jul 2022: The lab will be relocating to Cambridge University Department of Pharmacology from Sept 2022. …Jul 2022: The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) announced up to $30M funding to our consortium to take the all-in-one coronavirus vaccine candidate into clinical testing. …Jul 2022: Two funded postdoctoral positions in our lab in Cambridge now available- one here and the other on gastrobodies here. …Jul 2022: Enjoyed Lab punting trip; great start from our visitors Dawid and Christoph. …Jul 2022: Original SpyCatcher paper reaches 1,000 citations. …Jun 2022: Congratulations to Susan and Rory on their paper just out at Nature Comm! …May 2022 Welcome to Dawid joining the lab on the NIH OxCam program! …May 2022: We said farewell to our excellent Part II students over bubble-tea at Christ Church Meadow. …Apr 2022: We gave our collaborator a sample of SpyCatcher003 and they paid us back with sticks of rhubarb- will have to consider if this counts as a viable business model. …Excited to have Christoph von Ballmoos joining us for the summer as a visiting Professor. …We reached landmark of 2,000 plasmid samples distributed by the lab to other academic groups via Addgene; 1,000 different SpyTag/SpyCatcher fusions now listed on SpyBank. …Well done to Anthony on a Blue Flame award from Addgene for the popularity of the technology he developed. …Congratulations to Dr. Sheryl on her thesis defence! …New preprint out on enhancing viral vectors. …Well done to Susan and Rory for winning the lab pitching competition! …Welcome to Cameron joining the lab. …Congratulations to Niels on a successful thesis defence! …Lab art event: outstanding contributions in cartooning from Jamie and violin playing from Vincent. …Preprint out on virus sensing from collaboration with Keyser lab …Congratulations to Niels, commended for his innovations by the Doctoral Training Programme …Vaccine design review by Rory now online …Happy Halloween and Guy Fawkes Night! …Welcome to Lasya joining the lab! ...Well done to Sheryl for her award in the Department poster competition! …Welcome to Jamie and Vincent joining the lab! …Mark demonstrating at Oxford Science and Ideas Festival in the Explorazone …Congratulations to Arne on a successful DPhil viva. …Gastrobodies are here! Niels’ paper now out on a new platform towards therapy in GI tract. …Well done to Anthony, Vikash, Matteo, Jin on a big collaboration on DogCatcher published …Welcome to Anna joining the lab! …David wins Department prize for best Undergraduate project in the year …500 th publication using Spy technology is marked on SpyInfo …Farewell to our excellent Part II students- molecular biology expertise , scientific method , and essential refinement in punting skills. …Congratulations to Anthony on filing another patent …Lab’s work highlighted in Nature Biotechnology …Arne and Irsyad launch the company LiliumX …Hung-Jen’s work highlighted by NIH Director and New York Times …Arne and Sheryl’s NeissLock technology out at Nature Comm …Hung-Jen’s work on future coronavirus threats is out at Science …First in human testing of SpyTag vaccine candidate announced …Anthony giving a talk at NanoBioEngineering Congress …Congratulations to Rolle and Hung-Jen on their vaccine assembly principles paper out! …Anthony’s review “Power to the Protein” now out. …Lab working on coronavirus Covid-19 vaccine with Alain Townsend and UK consortium …Paper out from collaboration with Hagan Bayley lab on nanopores. …Well done to Anthony, Irsyad and Rolle on their 003 paper. Got infinite affinity? …Congratulations to Oxford’s iGEM team on their gold medal at the Jamboree in Boston! Thanks to the many lab members for all their mentorship. …Delighted to have Emmanuel Margolin from the University of Cape Town, an expert on vaccines from plants, with us for November. …Linacre College's secret garden takes the lead in our beautiful journal club competition, with optional hammock. …Summer picnic, Wolvercote mystery tour and farewell to Alex! …Designer Biology conference in Newcastle- Irsyad giving a talk and Mark at meet-up of UK iGEM teams …Welcome to Alex joining the lab for the summer! …Delighted that we will be hosting an Africa Oxford Initiative visiting fellow in November. …Beautiful Journal Club competition 2019, Rhodes House in the lead ...Sheryl, Irsyad and Arne win prize at London Start-up competition ...Anthony to present at Affinity 2019 in Stockholm …Lab punting social along with iGEM team ...Recent Nature paper on HIV vaccine by Bjorkman lab using SpyVLPs ...Irysad wins Dept prize for most popular poster! ...Mark will be lead mentor for Oxford’s iGEM team 2019 ...Lab held cherry blossom party for 2019 ...Irsyad’s Nature Comm Spy&Go out …Mark gives talk at Bacterial World exhibition at Museum of Natural History ...Welcome to Rolle joining the lab! …James wins Lab Art/Poetry competition. ...New playlist “Music to make Vaccines to” on lab’s YouTube channel. ...Lab golf/fishing event won by Anne-Marie, Robert, Anusuya. ...Georgi wins prize for outstanding Part II research project. ...JJ won Oxford Interdiscip Bioscience Enterprise and Innovation Award! ...SpyInfo linked to all papers/patents using isopep. technology. ...TED talk by Bijan describing some of lab’s technologies. ...Interview by SETI for US radio/ podcast. ...Protein alphabet at Nature Struct&Mol Biol. 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