Biochemistry and Molecular Biology News

May 11, 2017 - Anna Sokac, Ph.D. wins the Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching Award.  The award will be presented on May 18, 2017.

April 27, 2017 - Lauren Figard, Ph.D. and Corey F. Hryc receive the 2017 Ruth McLean Bowman Bowers Excellence in Research Award.

April 13, 2017 - Graduate Student, Lin Tian, publishes his work on  "Mutual Regulation of Tumour Vessel Normalization and Immunostimulatory Reprogramming" in the April 13, 2017 issue of Nature.

April 10, 2017 - Graduate students Tim Farinholt and Boxue Ma win departmental two-minute talk competition on science in layman's terms.

April 3, 2017 - Graduate students Sanjeev Khatiwada and Frankling Gu win departmental two-minute talk competition on science. 

Dec. 5, 2016 - BMB adjunct faculty member, Stephen J. Elledge, Ph.D., wins the  2017 Breakthrough Prize.  The award was presented to Dr. Elledge for his illuminating research into cell life, death, repair, and recycling. 

March 28, 2016 - Dr. Leonardo Sepulveda and his colleagues published Measurement of gene regulation in individual cells reveals rapid switching between promoter states in Science.

March 16, 2016 -  Evolution meets biochemistry to better understand how dopamine receptors work 

March 13, 2016 - Graduate Students Zack Conley and Jinxuan Cheng win departmental competition on two-minute layman's talk on their science.

March 7, 2016 - Graduate Students Matt Holt and Phillip Minnick win departmental competition on two-minute talk about their science.

Sept. 17, 2015 - Graduate student Elizabeth Campbell named as one of the 2015 Brass Scholar Recipients.

Sept. 2, 2015 - Drs. Tiffany Hsu and Trey Westbrook published their paper "The spliceosome is a therapeutic vulnerability in MYC-driven cancer" in Nature.

Aug. 13, 2015 - Dr. Ming Zhou and his colleagues published their paper "X-ray structure of a mammalian stearoyl-CoA desaturase" in Nature.

July 30, 2015 - Ruth Reeves named the 2015 Academic/Central Administration Professional of the Year

June 18, 2015 - Biochemistry alumni announced as Head of the Pharmacology and Toxicology Division at UT Austin

April 17, 2015 - Dr. Wah Chiu selected to receive the 2015 Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award

Dec.12, 2014 - Dr. Thomas “Trey” Westbrook named the 2015 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award Winner

Nov. 24, 2014 - Dr. Theodore Wensel named 2014 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

July 9, 2014 - Dr. Koen Venken named newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine

Jan. 15, 2013 - BCM Biochemistry & Mol. Biology ranked 10th nationally in NIH funding.

Dec. 8, 2013 - Structure of bile acid transporter explains membrane transfer

Oct. 9, 2013 - New technique sharpens our view of phage assembly inside cyanobacteria

July 9, 2013 - Preventing protein aggregation in Huntington’s disease requires special TRiC

July 2, 2013 - Pooled genome-wide associated studies could simplify treating drug-resistant bacteria

Nov. 21, 2012 - Architecture of rod sensory cilium disrupted by mutation

Sept. 9, 2012 - Fixing DNA requires healthy dose of Fun30

May 31, 2012 - BCM endocrinologist elected president of major physician organization

April 13, 2012 - Blood type A may predispose to some rotavirus infections

Jan. 24, 2012 - Membrane fusion no longer mystery

Jan. 20, 2012 - Cells dispose of 'garbage' in cyclic waves