Biochemistry and Molecular Biology News
Baylor researchers recognized with prestigious AAAS honor Nov 24, 2014 Baylor College of Medicine scientists Drs. Margaret “Peggy” Goodell, Brendan Lee, David Nelson and Theodore Wensel have been named 2014 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Newly identified network triggers degradation of important tumor suppressor protein in triple negative breast cancer Nov 7, 2014 Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have identified a network of proteins that triggers triple negative breast cancer – one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of the disease.
Protein that plays role in muscle formation identified Jul 31, 2014 Researchers have identified protein, Rbfox2, as key factor that regulates alternative splicing of two genes critical to fusion process.
Dr. Koen Venken named newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 9, 2014 Dr. Koen Venken has been named the newest McNair Scholar at Baylor College of Medicine.
Structure of bile acid transporter explains membrane transfer Dec 8, 2013 Baylor researchers find apical sodium-dependent bile acid transporter molecule structure contains a mobile unit that transports bile acids.
New technique sharpens our view of phage assembly inside cyanobacteria Oct 9, 2013 Combining a Zernike phase plate with electron cryo-tomography allows scientists "see” the process of virus assembly inside cells.
Preventing protein aggregation in Huntington’s disease requires special TRiC Jul 9, 2013 BCM research could lead to a drug that prevents aggregation.
Pooled genome-wide associated studies could simplify treating drug-resistant bacteria Jul 2, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine researchers describe a technique of pooling drug-resistant bacteria with similar antibiotic resistance and sequencing the DNA of those pools.
New tool identifies drug resistant genes, drug targets Feb 14, 2013 Baylor College of Medicine researchers find that a new "variomics" tool can identify drug resistant genes and drug targets.
BCM ranked 17th nationally in NIH funding Nov 28, 2012 College top in Texas among the 139 medical schools for FY 2012 NIH funding.