Diamond is partnering with Thermo Fisher Scientific, world leading providers of EM microscopes, to facilitate easy access to cryo-EM facilities and services. The partnership enables companies to discover the potential of cryo-EM for drug discovery, before making any long-term commitments.
Cryo-EM provides invaluable insight for structure-based drug design. By getting to grips with this research technique in a controlled environment, researchers can start to speed up their drug discovery with robust and effective results.
eBIC for Industry provides a range of capabilities, from grid preparation and screening (using the Glacios Cryo-TEM) to high resolution data collection (using the Krios Cryo-TEM), data analysis and 3D reconstruction, offering different levels of services to meet a range of diverse requirements and experience across its customer base.
Dedicated in-house experts are on-hand to advise and support industrial users throughout their time at eBIC, including work-based training where required. The team is accustomed to the challenges faced by the pharma and biotech industries so work closely with them to understand and deliver against their specific requirements whilst working to strict protocols to ensure data security.
“This strong partnership with Thermo Fisher allows us to offer a range of service packages for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to make the most out of cryo-EM as a key research technique for drug discovery,” says Elizabeth Shotton, Head of Industrial Liaison at Diamond.
As well as the facilities provided in eBIC for industry, the Diamond industrial liaison team also offers a full range of cutting-edge structural biology characterisation techniques thanks to the co-location with the synchrotron.
To find out more about the partnership, read the official announcement.
To find out more about eBIC for industry and our services, visit our eBIC web pages.
Would you like to know more about using cryo-EM and how you can apply it to your research? Do you perhaps have a research challenge that you would like to resolve? Then please get in touch with the Industrial Liaison Team at Diamond.
The Industrial Liaison team at Diamond is a group of professional, experienced scientists with a diverse range of expertise, dedicated to helping scientists and researchers from industry access the facilities at Diamond. We’re all specialists in different techniques and have a diverse range of backgrounds so we’re able to provide a multi-disciplinary approach to solving your research problems.
We offer services ranging from full service; a bespoke experimental design, data collection, data analysis and reporting service through to providing facilities for you to conduct your own experiments.
We’re always happy to discuss any enquiries or talk about ways in which access to Diamond’s facilities may be beneficial to your business, so please do give us a call on 01235 778797 or send us an e-mail.
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