News

October 2016 News:

  • Julio Fernandez, pioneer of single molecule mechanics studies, has recently received the Juan Negrín Award Read more about it here!

August 2016 News:

  • Our new paper ‘Protein S-sulfenylation is a fleeting molecular switch that regulates non-enzymatic oxidative folding‘ has just been published in Nature Communications!

June 2016 News:

  • We are welcoming a new Lab technician to the lab this month… Palma Rico Lastres!

March 2016 News:

  • We are welcoming 3 new Post Docs to the lab this month… Elvira InfanteFlavia Autore and Jim Wang!

February 2016 News:

  • Welcome to our visiting student Aina Cabedo-Gomez!
  • Judit and Amy have been selected to give talks at the 2016 Biophysical Society Annual Meeting! 

December 2015 News:

  • The paper entitled Single molecule force spectroscopy predicts a misfolded, domain-swapped conformation in human γD-crystallin has been published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry in collaboration with the Julio Fernandez lab!
  • Huge congratulations to Josep Relat-Goberna for successfully defending his PhD!

November 2015 News:

  • Welcome to our new Postdoc Bob-Dan Lechner!

October 2015 News:

  • Welcome to our new PhD Student Marc Mora!
  • Our new paper ‘Mechanobiology – chemical origin of membrane mechanical resistance and force-dependent signaling‘ has just been published in Current Opinion in Chemical Biology!

July 2015 News:

  • Our new paper ‘The mechanochemistry of  a structural zinc finger‘ have just been published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters and has also been selected as ACS Editors Choice!– Congratulations Judit!
  • Our new paper ‘The mechanochemistry of copper reports on the directionality of unfolding in model cupredoxin proteins‘ has just been published in Nature Communications – Congratulations Amy!

June 2015 News:

  • Welcome to our two new postdocs David Giganti and Marta Castro-Lopez!
  • Our new paper ‘Direct Observation of the Dynamics of Self-Assembly of Individual Solvation Layers in Molecularly Confined Liquids‘ has just been published in Phys. Rev. Lett – Congratulations Josep!