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  • iHuman Institute Scientific Research Selected as Shanghai Top Ten Science & Technology Stories for 2016

    iHuman Institute Scientific Research Selected as Shanghai Top Ten Science & Technology Stories for 2016

    January 9, 2017 - The Shanghai city government recently announced the 2016 Shanghai Top Ten Science & Technology stories. Included in the list is the structure of cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1), also known as the “marijuana receptor” published in the prestigious international journal Cell in October, 2016.Read More ...
     
  • iHuman Institute holds “2016 Science Day”

    iHuman Institute holds “2016 Science Day”

    The iHuman Institute held is first annual "iHuman Science Day" on December 13, 2016 in the new “Ren” building. Given the rapid and strong growth of the institute, the special Science Day was created to increase communication across the institute and display all of the incredible scientific results.  Highlights for 2016 included the structure determination of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor published in the journal Cell and the successful recruitment of faculty in other imaging areas including super resolution imaging, animal imaging, electron microscopy.  Future recruitments will be in the area of MRI, chemistry, and biology.Read More ...
     
  • iHuman Institute Holds 4th Annual iHuman Forum at the New ShanghaiTech University Campus

    iHuman Institute Holds 4th Annual iHuman Forum at the New ShanghaiTech University Campus

    SHANGHAI, CHINA –November 5th-6th, 2016, the iHuman Institute at ShanghaiTech University held the 4th Annual iHuman Forum this past weekend. More than 330 representatives from leading academic institutions and pharmaceutical companies gathered to present and discuss cutting-edge progress in the field of human cell signaling and imaging across the scales.Read More ...
     
  • ShanghaiTech Scientists Resolve the Structure of the Human “Marijuana Receptor”

    ShanghaiTech Scientists Resolve the Structure of the Human “Marijuana Receptor”

    SHANGHAI, CHINA – October 20, 2016 - A team of scientists led by theiHuman Institute of ShanghaiTech University has determined and analyzed the high-resolution atomic structure of human cannabinoid receptor 1 (CB1), also known as the “marijuana receptor”. This new findings provide clues to understand why some drugs that interact with this receptor have had unexpectedly complex and sometimes harmful effects, while the utility of the crystal structure may provide inspiration for drug design toward refining efficacy and avoiding adverse effects.Read More ...
     
 
 

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