Michael Greenberg joins Department

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The Department welcomes Dr. Michael Greenberg, who started as an Assistant Professor on August 1. The Greenberg lab focuses on the generation and transduction of forces by molecular motors, with an emphasis on human disease. The lab uses an array of biochemical, biophysical, and cell biological techniques to probe the function and regulation of these motors over a range of scales that extends from single molecules to tissues. Currently, the lab is studying the molecular basis of heart failure.

John Cooper named Head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

John Cooper

John A. Cooper, MD​, PhD, has been named head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. More…

Carl Frieden’s Portrait Unveiling

On June 5, 2015 the department held a Reception to unveil a portrait of Professor Carl Frieden. The reception was held to recognize Dr. Frieden’s accomplishments and service to our department, Washington University and the scientific community. More photos

Dr. Frieden is also featured in the Snapshots section of the June 15th issue of “The Record”. more photos

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Research Awards
Garland Marshall has received an equipment supplement grant award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for his research entitled "Discovery of New Therapeutics for Drug-Free Remission of HIV".

Featured Publications
Rau, M.J., Welty, R., Stump W.T. and Hall, K.B. Formation of Tertiary Interactions During rRNA GTPases Center Folding. J Mol Biol (E-pub ahead of print.) (2015).