Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group
Welcome to BMB!
News in BMB:
Mariel Coradin and Laura Agosto were awarded travel scholarships to attend and present their work at the SACNAS National Conference in Long Beach, CA.
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. Here is the link: https://www.hupo.org/Election
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 E. Goldman of Physiology and Biochemistry/Biophysics, and Vivej Shenoy of SEAS. To learn more, click here.
Check out the Penn Science Diplomacy group page, created by Founder and Chair, BMB student, Enrique Lin Shao, and Webmaster, BMB student, Martin Iwanicki.
Welcome our newest faculty members, Jessica M. Anna, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Brian Chow, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, and Kelli Jordan-Sciutto, Chair and Professor, Dept. of Pathology.
Congratulations to Daniel Ricketts (Adv. Ronen Marmorstein) who is the recipient of the 2016 P. Leslie Dutton Award! The paper was published in Nature Communications.
Congratulations to our August 2016 graduates!
Atrish Bagchi, Ph.D.
Scott Ugras, Ph.D.
Christopher Yarosh, Ph.D.
Welcome Donita C. Brady, Presidential Professor of Cancer Biology.
The 2016 Saul Winegrad Award for Outstanding Dissertation goes to John Douglas Welsh. "A systems approach to hemostasis: how the feedback between thrombus structure and molecular transport regulate the hemostatic response." Advisors- Lawrence F. Brass, M.D., PhD., & Scott L. Diamond, PhD.
The 2016 Jane M. Glick Graduate Student Teaching Award goes to Erika Holzbaur.
NSF Fellowship Honorable Mention awards go to BMB students, Martin Iwanicki, Simon Kelow and Zach March!
Josh Allen, 2012 BMB grad, has been selected for the "Forbes 30 Under 30" list in healthcare.
The Graduate Group in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics is devoted to the education and training of a new generation of scientists ready to apply quantitative, mechanistic and molecular approaches to advance the frontiers of biomedical research.
Grounded on a strong relationship with the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, BMB offers truly interdisciplinary training that is coordinated by a fluid and diverse faculty representing many departments and schools of the University.
The more than 90 research laboratories affiliated with BMB share common interests to understand biological phenomena at the fundamental molecular level, exploiting an ever-increasing battery of biochemical and biophysical techniques.
Kim A. Sharp, Ph.D.
Chair, Graduate Group in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Staff Coordinator, Graduate Group in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
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Upcoming Events in BMB
B&B/BMB Annual Retreat
BMB 2017 Recruitment Days: January 27, 2017 and February 10, 2017
MD/PhD Program: January 12-13, 2017
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