CSynth and Oxford Medical XR

CSynth is one of the projects part of the Oxford Medical XR Facility https://medicalxr.molbiol.ox.ac.uk/csynth.html

Article in Bioinformatics

The latest description of CSynth appeared in Bioinformatics (Oxford University Press), in open access: Title: “CSynth: an interactive modelling and visualization tool for 3D chromatin structure” Authors: Stephen Todd, Peter Todd, Simon J McGowan, James R Hughes, Yasutaka Kakui, Frederic Fol Leymarie, William Latham, Stephen Taylor. Online since 30 Aug. 2020 https://doi.org/10.1093/bioinformatics/btaa757

CSynth paper released on bioRxiv

A paper describing CSynth is now available on the biology, pre-print server, bioRxiv , January 2019. “CSynth: A Dynamic Modelling and Visualisation Tool for 3D Chromatin Structure” See: biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/499806v1

CSynth impresses at Cheltenham Science Festival

CSynth was at this year’s Cheltenham Science Festival, one of the UK’s biggest science fairs, offering six days of debate, discovery, experiments, enjoyment and hands on fun that allow the public to explore the latest scientific research. CSynth was part of the folding genome stand, using virtual reality to engage the public with the concept… Read More »

CSynth at the Crick-Late: Patterns

14 March, 2018 The recently opened Francis Crick Institute, focused on biomedical discovery, organises open evenings once a year; this year the main theme is “patterns” in biology and how these are used by scientists at the Crick Institute. We will be present with a new version of CSynth in VR, the result of our… Read More »

CSynth to be in action at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition

22 June, 2017 The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition is one of the biggest science festivals in the UK, attracting thousands of visitors every year. Our exhibit demonstrating the CSynth software will form one of 22 exhibits from Universities across the country. In our interactive demonstration we’ll take visitors on a journey to unravel how… Read More »

Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine: All under one roof – a pioneering vision for research success

February 1, 2017 – by ResearchFutures “Togetherness is a beautiful thing – Professor Jim Hughes and Steve Taylor, two senior biomedical researchers from the MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine at Oxford, discuss the joy of collaboration. In their latest shared project, the pair are developing software that will enable scientists to visualise the three-dimensional… Read More »

CSynth at “Super Science Saturday: The Science Behind the Headlines”

November 26, 2016 On a late November Saturday, the CSynth team participated in “Super Science Saturday: The Science Behind the Headlines” at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History (www.oum.ox.ac.uk), demonstrating activities designed to showcase some of the incredible research going on in Oxford. Steve Taylor and a team from the Higgs/Hughes lab demonstrated their… Read More »

CSynth at New Scientist Live

September 25, 2016 The team had a great time demonstrating CSynth to the public for the first time at New Scientist Live in September at The ExCel, London. Using two 65″ V652 touchscreens generously supplied by NEC, the team used data from red blood cells and white blood cells to show how the physical structure… Read More »