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

See, I like RNA!

rna with Tim lohman rev2

Tim Lohman spoke at a symposium honoring Pieter deHaseth on the occasion of Pieter’s retirement from Case Western Reserve University.

Left to right: David Auble (U. of Virginia), Pete von Hippel (U. of Oregon), Pieter, Pam Hershberger (Roswell Park Cancer Institute), TML.

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Research Awards
Peter Burgers has received a four year renewal grant award from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for his research entitled "Enzymology of Replication of Yeast Chromosomal DNA".

Featured Publications
Rowe, R.A., Pryse, K.M., Asnes, C.F., Elson, E.L. and Genin, G.M. Collective Matrix Remodeling by Isolated Cells: Unionizing Home Improvement Do-it-yourselfers. Biophys. J. 108:2611-2612. (2015).