High-resolution structures of the spectrin-actin junctional complex uncover the organizational principle of the membrane skeleton in erythrocytes The canonical cytoskeleton is a three-dimensional network consisting of microtubule, long F-actin and intermediate filament.
Immunoglobulin M (IgM) is one of the five types of immunoglobulins in the human body, playing an important role in the early stages of the immune response. IgM can exist in several distinct forms, including monomeric, membrane-bound IgM within the B cell receptor (BCR) complex, pentameric and hexame
On Mar 17, China's Ministry of Science and Technology released top 10 Chinese Scientific Advances of 2022”, including “COVID-19 variants and immune escape mechanisms” completed by Xiaoliang Sunney Xie and Yunlong Cao, in collaboration with Xiangxi Wang from Institute of Biophysics at Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
On February 17th, the 2021 and 2022 Award Ceremony of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation was grandly held at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse. A total of 112 outstanding scientific and technological professionals won the 2021 and 2022 Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation Science and Technology Award. Prof. Yongjun
On Jan 18, the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) released the country's 10 most significant advances in the field of life sciences in 2022.
The 2021 Beijing Science and Technology Awards were unveiled recently. Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, Director of CPL was awarded the Zhongguancun Award for Outstanding Contributions while Jie Qiao and four other Leading Scientists received Beijing Science & Technology Progress Awards
Feng Shao, CPL Deputy Director was recently awarded the 2022 Tan Kah Kee Science Award in life sciences for his discovery of “innate immune receptors for intracellular LPS and downstream pyroptosis executioner GSDMD” (applied from National Institute of Biological Sciences, NIBS)
Respiratory viruses are spreading at high levels in the United States as temperatures begin to drop, causing the surge of pediatric cases across the country. Health experts are concerned over the triple threat of flu, COVID-19 and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), urging the public to get flu shots
On December 15, Nature released its “Nature’s 10” list of 2022, highlighting 10 individuals who helped shape science throughout the past year. Yunlong (Richard) Cao, Leading Scientist of CPNL, was enlisted for tracking the evolution of the SARS-CoV-2 and predicting some of the mutations that are fue
The Xplorer Prize Award Ceremony for 2022 was held online on November 26, 2022. Prof. Chen Wu, Leading Scientist at Changping Laboratory, was awarded the 2022 Xplorer Prize for Medical Sciences. In recognition of her research contributions in cancer genetics and genomics, The Xplorer Prize will supp