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Alise will join the lab!

Alise Muok, who recently received her PhD from Cornell University, will join the lab as a LEaDing Fellows Postdoc. We are very excited for her to join our team!  

Women in CryoEM

Do you want to organise an event including cryoEM and need female speakers? We have a list for that! It contains already over 100 female scientists in the field of cryoEM. Do you notice someone that i…

Smallest-ever Leiden University logo

21 February 2018 The logo of Leiden University, with letters as small as a bacterium. Researchers from LUMC and the Institute of Biology have created the smallest logo of our university ever produced….

FIB SEM training on the new Thermo Fischer Aquilos!

The training team milled their own picture with the new FIB SEM instrument!  

Cryo-Storage solution paper online!

An Open-Source Storage Solution for Cryo-Electron Microscopy Samples Cryo-electron microscopy (cryo-EM) enables the study of biological structures in situ in great detail and to solve protein structur…

The dark side of the new popularity of cryo-electron microscopy

The field of cryoEM has much to celebrate — with its election of the “Nature method of the year” in 2015, and now crowned with this year’s Nobel Prize for Dubouchet, Frank and Henderson, three pioneer…

Photoshoot with Monique Shaw (Shawfotografie)

Photoshoot with Monique Shaw (Shawfotografie)

We have never seen so much Detail (NRC)

NRC article on the Chemistry Nobel Prize fro Cryo-3D EM, with an interview of Prof. Ariane Briegel. Read at NRC (Dutch)

Chemistry Nobel Prize for 3D Images of Molecules

Read more at Leiden University (Dutch)

We are in the Dutch News!

NRC: Eindelijk kunnen we écht binnenin de cel kijken  

Escape Room Challenge!

Briegel-Lab outing, April 2017: We solved the escape room!  

Phys.org: Thousands of images of frozen bacteria

Briegel Lab and Ariane Briegel are featured on Phys.org: Thousands of images of frozen Bacteria

NWO grants two IBL-proposals by interdisciplinary research consortia

Recently, NWO has decided to grant two interdisciplinary research proposals for national and international consortia submitted by researchers from the Institute of Biology Leiden. One of the proposals…

New insights into chemical sensing of the human pathogen for cholera

The bacterium Vibrio cholerae is a serious threat to our health because it is the causative agent of cholera. Worldwide, over a billion people per year are at risk of cholera infection. New strains of…

Mayor of Leiden visits NeCEN

Last Monday April 18, Bram Koster (professor at the Institute of Biology Leiden (IBL), professor at the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC)) and Ariane Briegel (professor at the IBL) gave a presen…

Female IBL professors on display in the Academy building

Only one out of six professors in the Netherlands is female. At the Institute of Biology Leiden (IBL) female professors are in minority as well. However, we are proud to have three female professors a…

Press Release from the Leiden University

New IBL-professor in Ultrastructural Biology: Ariane Briegel Ariane Briegel has been appointed Professor in the fìeld of Ultrastructural Biology within the Faculty of Science at the Institute of Biolo…