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Jeremy Wilusz has been named a Rita Allen Foundation Scholar to support his work on circular RNAs.

July 7, 2015 cover of Science SignalingKim Sharp provided the artwork for the July 7, 2015 cover of Science Signaling. The image accompanies the article: "Regulation of brain glutamate metabolism by nitric oxide and S-nitrosylation" by Karthik Raju, Paschalis-Thomas Doulias, Perry Evans, Elizabeth N. Krizman, Joshua G. Jackson, Oksana Horyn, Yevgeny Daikhin, Ilana Nissim, Marc Yudkoff, Itzhak Nissim, Kim A. Sharp, Michael B. Robinson, and Harry Ischiropoulos. Click on the image for a larger view.

Mitch Lewis and Kristen Lynch are Interim Co-Chairs of the department.

A paper from the Ogiso Lab, Apoptosis Inducing Factor (AIF) and its family member, AMID, are rotenone-sensitive NADH: ubiquinone oxidoreductases (NDH-2) has been published online in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

A paper from the Ben Black Lab has been published in the May 8, 2015 issue of Science: CENP-C reshapes and stablizes CENP-A nucleosomes at the centromere.

Two new faculty members have recently joined the Department:
Kenji Murakami was appointed Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Steve Harvey (Georgia Tech) is in residence as Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Bohdana Discher was promoted to Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, effective July 1, 2015
Cecilia Tommos was promoted to Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, effective July 1, 2015

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