ICMol, UV, Valencia (Spain).
Twenty first century scientists do not have much time for philosophical questions, but one such topic keeps attracting interest, definitely among life scientists [1, 2] but also in physics [3, 4]. This is reductionism [5, 6], which for a long time has enjoyed overwhelming dominance in science but seems to be now contested. Certainly, the reductionism vs anti-reductionism duscussions have been recurrent…
CIC biomaGUNE and Ikerbasque, Donostia-San Sebastián (Spain).
If anything in this multidisciplinary scientific world, I consider myself a biophysicist by training. I hold a M.Sc in Biochemistry and a Ph.D from the Biophysics Unit at the UPV/EHU. During one of my earliest scientific discussions with Prof. Félix M. Goñi, one of the founders of the Spanish Biophysical Society, he replied to my news reporting that I could see the binding of the toxin…
University of Illinois at Chicago, IL (USA).
Michael G. Rossmann, a towering figure in structure biology, was scheduled to give a plenary lecture at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association – ACA in Covington, Kentucky on July 20th. His unexpected passing (May 14th, 2019 in West Lafayette, IN, USA) changed the lecture into a celebration of his scientific legacy…