Eric Galburt's lab focuses on the use of single molecule biophysical approaches to study mechanistic aspects of eukaryotic transcription by RNA polymerase II and cotranscriptional RNA folding.


2015 Biophysical Society Fellow and Distinguished Faculty at WUSM

Tim LohmanCongratulations to Timothy Lohman. Dr. Lohman is being honored for his pioneering biophysical studies of the mechanisms and energetics of protein-DNA interactions, including the enzymology and kinetic mechanisms of DNA helicases and translocases, and single stranded DNA binding proteins. The awards ceremony was held at the Biophysical Society’s 59th Annual Meeting in February 2015.

Timothy Lohman was also selected as a Distinguished Faculty Member at Washington University School of Medicine. The awards ceremony was held on February 18, 2015. A YouTube of the presentation can be found here.


2014 BCM/CMBP Retreat

On October 17th and 18th, we had our retreat at Cedar Creek Conference Center in New Haven, MO. Keynote speakers were Jan Bieschke and Timothy Wencewicz from Washington University in St. Louis. Talk Winner: Jayan Rammohan. Poster Winners: Students: Josh Brettmann (winner) and John Robinson (runner up). Postdocs: Josh Sokoloski (winner) and Saurabh Pratap Singh (runner up).
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Research Awards
Garland Marshall has received a grant award from the Epigenetx, LLC for his research entitled "Characterization of Lysine Deacetylase Inhibitors (KDACIs)".

Featured Publications
Xiao, Z.Y., Banan, B., Jia, J., Manning, P.T., Hiebsch, R.R., Gunasekaran, M., Upadhya, G.A., Frazier, W.A., Mohanakumar, T., Lin, Y. and Chapman, W.C. CD47 Blockade Reduces Ishemia Reperfusion Injury and Improves Survival in a Rat Liver Transplantation Model. Live Transpl. 360:302-309 (2015).