Morgan Walker defended her dissertation under the guidance of Dr. Matthew Redinbo on January 13, 2023 and received her PhD. Her dissertation is titled “Structure and Function of Diverse Gut Microbial Enzymes.” Morgan received her B.S.Chem in Chemistry from the … Read more
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Congratulations to Reem Hakeem who successfully defender her dissertation titled “A photopolymer-based hydrogel system reveals distinct actomyosin-based mechano-responses in fibroblast durotaxis. Reem is a member of the Bear lab. View the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics new post for details.
Nathaniel Wesley successfully defended his thesis on August 17th, 2022, titled, “Characterization of Chromatin Interactions using TR-FRET.” The work was completed under the direction of Robert K. McGinty, MD, PhD. View the Biochemistry and Biophysics department news post for details.
The incoming cohort of Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Program students joined 2nd year students and program directors, Brian Kuhlman and Kevin Slep, for a bowling social. This year, the incoming cohort of students are from three departments, including BBSP, chemistry, … Read more
This spring, Sarah Harris, a member of the Dominguez lab, received the Barry Lentz Travel Award. Sarah traveled to the Post-transcriptional Gene Regulation Gordon Research Conference this summer and gave a poster presentation titled “Evolution of the RNA binding and regulations.” … Read more
Jimmy Fay successfully defended his thesis on July 20th, 2022, titled, “The Nanoformulation of Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor and Reformulation with PEG-free Polymers”. The work was completed under the direction of Alexander V. Kabanov. View the Department of Biochemistry and … Read more
I-Te Chu in the Pielak lab presented a poster titled “Protein dimer formation in vitro and in cells” at the Annual Protein Society Symposium in San Francisco, CA this summer. I-Te is a PhD student in the Chemistry department and is a … Read more