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From left to right: Dylan, Alice, Charlotte, Matty and Phil (Viktoria had only just left the month before) See Members page.

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New preprint: Predicting antibiotic resistance in complex protein targets

In this preprint, which Alice has been working on for several years, we show how alchemical free energy methods can predict whether an amino acid mutation confers resistance to an antitubercular, but only in cases where the change in binding free energy is large. This is mainly because the confidence limits on the change in […]

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Alice Brankin wins NDM Prize

Congratulations to Alice who last night was awarded an NDM prize for the work she’s done in the third year of her DPhil! Very well deserved – despite locating away from Oxford due to the pandemic Alice has, amongst other things, become a key member of the CRyPTIC analysis group of the past year.