News

Pollutants cause breathing problems by disrupting cell development

Chemicals found in car exhaust fumes and cigarette smoke disrupt genetic factors that make cilia – the brush-like structures on cells that sweep mucus, dirt and bacteria out of the lung.
24 August 2016

Call for proposals: 2016 Creative Workshops

The Crick's Public Engagement team is inviting proposals from companies or individuals to develop and deliver an arts-based workshop to coincide with our first pilot exhibition.
08 August 2016

Cryomicroscopy shows how flu virus fuses with host cell

Imaging influenza virus fusion with membranes provides new understanding of a key step in influenza virus infection.
08 August 2016

‘Spidey’ genes that regulate cell growth discovered in fruit flies

Francis Crick Institute scientists have discovered that a gene in fruit flies called ‘spidey’ regulates a key lipid-metabolising enzyme involved in cell growth and proliferation.
08 August 2016

Statement on the outcome of the EU referendum

It is a priority for the Crick leadership to support our colleagues, staff and students, including those who come from EU countries outside the UK.
05 August 2016