Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group

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News in BMB:

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.

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Welcome our newest faculty member, Donita C. Brady, Presidential Professor of Cancer Biology.

Congratulations to the 2016-17 SBMB trainees:
Sarah Bond
Krystal Haislop
Martin Iwanicki
Simon Kelow
Emily Kraus
Dylan Marchione
Stephen Meloni
Trevor van Eeuwen

Congratulations to the August 2015, December 2015, and May 2016 BMB grads!

Sandya Ajith, Ph.D.
Helen Chen, Ph.D.
Rachelle Crescenzi, Ph.D.
Kyle Harpole, Ph.D.
Nicole Martinez, Ph.D.
Alec Ricciuti, M.S.
Roland Santiago-Rivera, Ph.D.
John Welsh, Ph.D.
Zhengyi "Neo" Wu, Ph.D.


Carlos Gay-Antaki, M.S.
Jin Hyung Park, Ph.D.
Evan Smoak, Ph.D.

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.

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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

Kelli McKenna
Staff Coordinator, Graduate Group in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

See Administration for more BMB Graduate Group contact information.


BMB Annual Retreat

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Make plans to attend the 2016 B&B/BMB Annual Retreat: November 17-18, 2016 at Skytop Lodge.

Check out the photos from the 2015 B&B/BMB Retreat here (November 12-13, 2015 at Skytop Lodge).



BMB 2017 Recruitment Days: January 27, 2017 and February 10, 2017

MD/PhD Program: January 12-13, 2017



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