NEW YORK, April 26 (GenomeWeb News) - FEI will collaborate with researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried to develop new electron tomography technology for studying protein complexes in cells, the company said today.
The collaboration is part of a large-scale interaction proteomics project funded with €12 million from the European Union. Electron microscope maker FEI, of Eindhoven, the Netherlands, will receive about €700,000 ($830,000) of the funding for the first 18 months, according to Ulrich Hartl, a professor and director at MPI Martinsried who coordinates the project.
The project, which has nine academic partners in several European countries, also includes Thermo Electron in Bremen, Germany, and protein array firm Jerini of Berlin. More details can be found in this week's ProteoMonitor.