Week in Review: 3/12/17 – 3/18/17


The science of the circadian clock

A new paper released in the prestigious journal Science today explains how the labs of LiWang and his colleagues — professor Carrie Partch in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC Santa Cruz and professor Susan Golden in the Division of Biological Sciences at UC San Diego — captured the proteins in large complexes and made spectroscopic “snapshots” of their different formations using X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy.