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HAPPENINGS IN THE DEPARTMENT

SEMINARS

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS GRADUATE GROUP THESIS DEFENSE

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 • 12:00 NOON • 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building, JF Library

Chris Bialas, Advisor: P. Leslie Dutton
The design and engineering of an artificial protein magnetosensor

DR. GEORGE W. RAIZISS ROUNDS SEMINAR SERIES

Thursday, February 23, 2017 • 12:00 NOON • Austrian Auditorium, Clinical Research Building

Gerald D. Wright, Ph.D. | Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, McMaster University
Revisiting natural products to address the antibiotic crisis

FRIDAY RESEARCH DISCUSSIONS

Friday, February 24, 2017 • 3:30 P.M. • 248 Anatomy-Chemistry Building, JF Library

Ben Black, Jennine Dawicki-McKenna, Runi Das | From the Laboratory of Ben Black
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Centromere identity and strength in the mammalian germline

SPECIAL SEMINAR

Monday, February 27, 2017 • 10:00 A.M. • Class of '62 Auditorium, John Morgan Building

Joshua Elias, PhD | Assistant Professor of Chemical and Systems Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine
On the hunt for cancer neoantigens: some hide in plain sight

CURRENTLY

Photos from the 2016 Departmental/Graduate Group Retreat are now online. See them here.

Twitter link for BMBFollow the Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group, now on Twitter.

 

 

AWARDS & HONORS

BEN GARCIA has been elected to the Human Proteome Organization (HUPO) governing council (Western Region representative) for a three year term starting January 2017 to December 2019.

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Pennsylvania a $24 Million, five-year grant to establish a Science and Technology Center (STC) focused on engineering mechanobiology to be lead by YALE GOLDMAN of Physiology and Biochemistry & Biophysics, and Vivej Shenoy of SEAS. Read more

BEN GARCIA has won the 2016 Protein Science Young Investigator Award from the Protein Society. This award recognizes a scientist in the first eight years of an independent career who has made an important contribution to the study of proteins. It will be presented this summer at the 29th Annual Symposium of the Protein Society in Barcelona, Spain.
Read the Penn News Release.

 

2017 – TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA