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.