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Snapshots of Chemical Biology (Episode 4)

In vivo model to better understand neurodegeneration

The concept: Facing a camera, one young researcher presents his work and gives emphasis on the biochemical problem behind it.

The audience: Scientists from different disciplines rapidly learn how to think in a chemical biology way, i.e. how tools taken from chemistry can help solve problems in biology.

The protagonist: Thomas Hannich, senior postdoc in the Riezman lab, UNIGE. Biochemist.

Link to the publication: Hannich J. T., Mellal D., Feng S., Zumbuehl A., Riezman H., “Structure and conserved function of iso-branched sphingoid bases from the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans”, Chem. Sci., 2017, 8, 3676-3686.