Michael Greenberg Nominated for Mentor of the Year Award

Dr. Michael Greenberg, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, has been chosen to receive the Undergraduate Research Mentor of the Year Award.

Each fall after the completion of funded summer research projects, the Office of Undergraduate Research ask their students to nominate mentors for outstanding contributions to their success as undergraduate researchers. (more…)

Congratulations to Lindsey Steinberg for Receiving the David F. Silbert Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award

The 2015-2016 David F. Silbert Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award goes to Ms. Lindsey Steinberg for her work in the Microbes & Pathogenesis course. Ms. Steinberg was nominated by Dr. Henry Huang. Ms. Steinberg exemplified the spirit of this award through her dedication and lasting contribution to the course, the course master, and the students in the class. (more…)

Congratulations to Robb Welty for being selected for the 2016 Elson Fellowship in honor of Dr. Elliot Elson

Mr. Welty received his B.S., double majoring in chemistry and biochemistry, from the University of Minnesota Duluth. During that time, he began doing research studying the effects of molecular crowding on diffusion using fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (FCS). (more…)

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2016 SLU and WU Retreat

The SLU/WU Retreat was held on October 7, 2016 at the Danforth Plant Science Center.

Click the following links to view more photos or a slideshow of the photos taken at the event.

2016 Joint Department Welcome BBQ

On August 25, 2016, the Biochemistry Department and the Graduate Programs in Biochemistry and Computational & Molecular Biophysics hosted a welcome BBQ for the new incoming students.
The BBQ was held in Forest Park with food catered from Vernon’s BBQ. (Photos)

2nd Annual Chili Cook-off

On February 19th, we held our Annual Chili Cook-off. The competition was intense and the chili was good! The Lohman lab is this year’s winner. Congratulations! (Photos)

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Research Awards

  • October 14th, 2016 – Dr. Gregory Bowman, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, has been chosen to receive a 2016 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering in support of his research entitled “Energy-landscape engineering: exploiting proteins uncharted conformations”. (more…)

  • October 13th, 2016 – Michael Greenberg, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics received received an award from the CDI hPSC Pilot Grant Program to develop models of familial cardiomyopathies using stem cells.

  • October 10th, 2016 – Michael Greenberg, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics has been awarded a CDI Micro-Grant from the Washington University Center for Cellular Imaging to use high-resolution imaging techniques to study familial cardiomyopathies in stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes.

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Recent Publications

  • Michael Kinch
    A Prescription for Change: The Looming Crisis in Drug Development
    (ISBN 9781469630625)

  • Kraft T.E., Heitmeier M.R., Putanko M., Edwards R.L., Ilagan M.X., Payne M.A., Autry J.M., Thomas D.D., Odom A.R., and Hruz P.W.
    A novel FRET-based screen in high-throughput format to identify inhibitors of malarial and human glucose transporters.
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother. AAC.00218-16. (2016) (Abstract)

  • Kathryn M. Hart, Chris M. W. Ho, Supratik Dutta, Michael L. Gross & Gregory R. Bowman
    Modelling proteins’ hidden conformations to predict antibiotic resistance
    Nature Communications 7, Article number: 12965 (2016) (Abstract)

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