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BMB EVENTS

  • Single Molecule Workshop: Structural Dynamics of Biomolecules and 34th Robert E. Olson Lecture

    The Single Molecule Workshop will be held at Saint Louis University, in the Education Union Auditorium, on Wednesday, December 6th, 2017.

    5th Annual Workshop: Structural Dynamics of Biomolecules
    10:00 am – 2:30 pm

    Frontiers in Molecular Medicine and 34th Robert E. Olson Lecture
    3:00 – 4:00 pm

    Speakers include Enrico Di Cera, M.D., Colin Nichols, Ph.D., Frances Yap, Ph.D., Yann Chemla, Ph.D., Kathleen Hall, Ph.D., and Beniamino Barbieri, Ph.D.

    More information and registration can be found on HERE (slu.edu).

  • Eclipse Party – 2017

    On Monday, August 21st, 2017, Jayma invited members of the BMB Department out to her house to get a good view the total eclipse of the sun.

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

  • Pedal the Cause – Happy Hour Fundraiser

    Please join us for a Happy Hour at itap in the Central West End to raise money for cancer research! Sixty percent of sales of the designated beer will be donated (beer TBA). Feel free to stay around after Happy Hour for itap’s weekly trivia night too!

    The event will be on Thursday, June 15th, from 4 PM to 7 PM.

    More information and links can be found on HERE.

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Research Awards

  • October 2nd, 2017 – Jim Janetka, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Chemistry Adjunct received a two year, Career Catalyst Research (CCR) Competitive Renewal Grant Program award from Susan G. Komen for the Cure for his research entitled “Multifunctional inhibitors of MET/RON signaling and cross-talk with EGFR/HER2”. The work is focused on developing new drugs to treat breast cancer by dual targeting of the tumor and its microenvironment.

  • April 6th, 2017 – Roberto Galletto, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, received a four year grant award renewal from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences for his research entitled “Helicase Activity and its Role in Telomere and Telomerase Regulation”.

  • January 30th, 2017 – Jim Janetka, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics and Chemistry Adjunct, along with Scott Hultgren, PhD, Helen L. Stoever Professor of Molecular Microbiology received and a four year grant award from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for his research entitled “Small Molecule Bacterial Lectin Antagonists for UTI Treatment and Prevention”.

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Recent Publications

  • Shuang Li, Guo-Min Shen, and Weikai Li
    Intramembrane thiol oxidoreductases: evolutionary convergence and structural controversy.
    Biochemistry. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.7b00876. (2017) (Abstract)

  • Tomko E.J., Fishburn J., Hahn S., and Galburt E.A.
    TFIIH generates a six-base-pair open complex during RNAP II transcription initiation and start-site scanning.
    Nat Struct Mol Biol. doi: 10.1038/nsmb.3500. (2017) (Abstract)

  • Niu H., Fujiwara H., di Martino O., Hadwiger G., Frederick T.E., Menéndez-Gutiérrez M.P., Ricote M., Bowman G.R., and Welch J.S.
    Endogenous retinoid X receptor ligands in mouse hematopoietic cells.
    Sci Signal. 10(503). pii: eaan1011. doi: 10.1126/scisignal.aan1011. (2017) (Abstract)

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