Our BCM and CMBP Retreat was held on October 23rd and 24th at Cedar Creek Conference Center. Our keynote speakers were: Drs. Alexander Barnes-Assistant Professor-Chemistry and Peng Yu-Assistant Professor-Cell Biology and Physiology. Dr. Barnes’ talk was entitled: “Using Microwaves to Boost NMR Signals and Determine Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics”. Dr. Yu’s talk was entitled ”Structure and Mechanism of Ligand-Activated Potassium Channels”. Photos…
Thomas Kraft – Dr. Paul Hruz Lab
Poster Winner- Post Doc
Kathrin Andrich – Dr. Jan Bieschke Lab
Poster Winner- Student
Chao Wu – Dr. Katherine Henzler-Wildman Lab
Poster Winner- Runners up- Students:
Zeynep Yurtsever – Dr. Thomas Brett Lab
Shannon Ohlemacher – Dr. Jeffrey P. Henderson Lab
On August 20th, we held our Annual Joint Departmental and Graduate Program BBQ for the new graduate students starting this fall in the programs of Biochemistry and Computational & Molecular Biophysics. Everyone enjoyed food, drinks and games in Forest Park.
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
On June 9, 2015, Robin Shields-Cutler was awarded the 2015 Ceil M. DeGutis Prize in Chemical Biology/Medicinal Chemistry. Robin presented his research at the DeGutis Presentation on June 9th entitled: How the human urinary metabolome supercharges antimicrobial defenses. Robin graduated this Spring from the Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis graduate program. Photos…
The DeGutis award is presented to a senior graduate student, in their fifth or sixth year of graduate study, who has made a significant contribution to the field of Chemical Biology or Medicinal Chemistry disciplines broadly defined. A $250 cash prize and plaque is presented in the awardee.
On May 29th, we held our “Welcome to Summer Happy Hour & Hawaiian Shirt Contest”. Winners were Josh Brettmann and Dr. Tom Ellenberger. They each received a box of Flavor Ice. For Photos…