The January 2017 issue of Nature Structural & Molecular Biology is now available, and it features a News and Views piece highlighting Dr. Weikai Li’s recent publication, Warfarin traps human vitamin K epoxide reductase in an intermediate state during electron transfer.
School of Medicine investigators are harnessing new technologies to create precision and personalized approaches to diseases — advances that could not occur without prior investments in basic research.
“Basic research is a key driver of biomedical discovery and an essential part of the robust research environment at the School of Medicine,” said David H. Perlmutter, MD, executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine. (more…)
A story about Jim Janetka’s research on antibiotic-sparing therapeutics, prompted by his new paper in J Med Chem, has just published in The Record. His research group has developed small molecules that prevent bacteria from sticking to the bladder wall, halting development of urinary tract infections in mice. (more…)
Mr. Jensen received his B.A. in Chemistry and B.S. in Biology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in 2013. During this time, he began pursuing research in equilibrium and kinetic studies of Calmodulin target recognition. (more…)
This summer, Margery Gang, a second-year medical student, was the recipient of the David F. Silbert Summer Fellowship award.
Supported by this award, Ms. Gang performed research in the laboratories of Drs. Matthew Christopher and Timothy Ley in the Division of Oncology of the Department of Medicine. Her project was entitled “WT1 loss-of-function mutations in Acute Myeloid Leukemia”. (more…)
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…)
Congratulations to Sarem Hailemariam for being selected for the 2016 MilliporeSigma Fellowship in memory of Dr. Gerty Cori
Ms. Hailemariam received her undergraduate degree in Biology from Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. She joined the Division of Biological and Biomedical Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis in 2012 as part of the Molecular Cell Biology program. (more…)