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Tom Ellenberger’s lab is working on nucleic enzymology, structural biology, macromolecular interactions and molecular recognition.
 
  
  
 

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2015 Biophysical Society Fellow and Distinguished Faculty at WUSM

Tim Lohman

Congratulations 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

Tim Lohman

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). More photos..

 


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

Ghisays, F., Brace, C.S., Yackly, S.M., Kwon, H.J., Mills, K.F., Kashentseva, E., Dmitriev, I.P., Curiel, D.T., Imai, S.I. and Ellenberger, T. The N-Terminal Domain of SIRT1 is a Positive Regulator of Endogenous SIRT1-Dependent Deacetylation and Transcriptional Outputs. Cell Rep. (E-pub ahead of print.) (2015).