Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group
Welcome to BMB!
News in BMB:
Congratulations to Melissa Martinez-Rivera (advisor: Cecilia Tommos) on successfully defending her thesis May 8th!
Two BMB faculty, Shelley Berger and Virginia M.-Y. Lee, have been elected to the 2013 class of members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Read about it here.
Emily Bassett (Ph.D., December 2012 - advisor Ben Black), will be awarded the 2013 BMB Saul Winegrad Award for Outstanding Dissertation at the BGS Graduation Ceremony on May 13, 2013. In the latest BGS Newsletter (page 3), read about how the BMB program shaped her future career.
Congratulations to second year student, Zhenyu Zhao, who was awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
Robin Hochstrasser, Professor of Chemistry, passed away on February 27, 2013. Read about his life here.
Nicole Martinez-Gonzalez (advisor: Kristen Lynch) is the recipient of a National Research Service Award for her project: "Mechanisms of signal-resposive alternative splicing in T-cell activation"
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 75 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.
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Information for incoming students can be found here.
2013 BMB/B&B Retreat: November 7- 8 at Skytop Lodge in the Poconos!
BMB 2014 Recruitment Dates:
PhD: January 23-25 and February 6-8.
MD/PhD: January 16-17