Congratulations are due to our newest PhD, Brian Krueger. Brian defended his degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with Professor David Price on A Battle of Good and Evil: Regulating Transcription for Viral and Cellular Gain. Brian will be moving to the University of Florida for his post-doctoral fellowship. In his abundant spare time, he launched LabSpaces, a news and social networking site for scientists.
Archive for November, 2009
Congratulations are due to the newest Biochemistry PhD, Susan O’Donnell. Susan defended her thesis with Professor Madeline Shea on Recognition of Calcineurin by the Domains of Calmodulin: Structural and Thermodynamic Determinants. (more…)
Congratulations are due to the newest Biochemistry PhD, Ema Stokasimov. Ema completed her work with Professor Peter Rubenstein on “Allosteric Propagation within the Actin Molecule Probed by Hydrogen-Deuterium Exchange and Mass Spectrometry.” After finishing up some experiments with Dr. Rubenstein, she will move to Harvard Medical School/Dana Farber Cancer Institute to conduct post-doctoral research with Dr. David Pellman.
Two Biochemistry faculty members were recipients of teaching awards this week. (more…)
Dr. Timothy Lohman, the Marvin A. Brennecke Professor of Biological Chemistry at Washington University, will deliver the 23rd Henry Bull Lecture tomorrow entitled, “SF1 Helicases and Translocases: Mechanisms and Regulation.” The lecture honors the memory of Henry Bull, the second Head of Biochemistry at Iowa. (more…)