New nano-tweezers help “pluck” single molecules from live cells

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Miriam Scarpa

Miriam graduated in Molecular and Cellular Biology (Hons) at University of Glasgow and is now a PhD student in translational pharmacology at the University of Glasgow. Her research aims to understand the impact of pharmacologically activating M1 and M4 muscarinic receptors for treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. In her spare time, she is very active in the social network; she is also a skier and dancer since she was little. In the meantime, she would always be on Netflix and be up to date in EVERY TV show!

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