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Dr. GPCR Newsletter July, 2020

Hi Readers, Welcome to our 2nd edition of the Dr. GPCR Newsletter! Thank you for subscribing. If you like our newsletter please share it with your colleagues. Here's what we've been working on here at Dr.GPCR:

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1. Interesting GPCR papers published in June 2020 1.1 Crystal structures of the month:

1.2 Cool papers on opioids and opioid receptors:

1.3 Tool to study GPCRs:

1.4 GPCR and Arrestins in Diabetes:

1.5 Some biased signaling papers and much more:

1.6 This month's reviews:

2. What happened in the industry?

3. Useful things to know

  • New AAV serotypes are available for @RothLabUNC. Here is an example 

  • Call for reviewers for pain and opioid folks: John Streicher is looking for experienced postdocs and new faculty to review for PLOS ONE. He is trying to expand the pool of reviewers. Find him on Twitter or at the University of Arizona

4. In the news