The Department of Biomedicine

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Nanobodies are single-domain fragments obtained from camelid antibodies, which have high affinity towards their target protein. Two recent publications describe the development and use of nanobodies directed against the neuronal Arc protein to promote both structure determination, imaging and detection, and functional studies.
On Wednesday June 1st, Isa defended her PhD at the University of Oulu. The opponent was Professor Alf MÃ¥nsson from the Linnaeus University, Kalmar, Sweden. We all could enjoy an interesting dialogue on myosins and motility, and Isa rocked all the way. Thanks to everyone involved and huge congratulations to Dr. Isa Pires!