Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group
Welcome to BMB!
News in BMB:
Congratulations to Gabe Gonzalez (advisor: Bill DeGrado) and Yu-San Huoh (advisor: Kate Ferguson), who were successful in defending their theses on November 25th!
Ben Walters (advisor: Walter Englander) successfully defended his thesis on November 14th! Congratulations, Ben!
Congratulations to Rahul Kohli and his team, lead by BMB student, Charlie Mo, for winning one of the first GlaxoSmithKline "Discovery Fast Track" awards, designed to translate academic research into starting points for new potential medicines. Read the details here.
Congratulations to the poster award winners at the recent B&B/BMB Retreat!
First Place Josh Wand Award: Elizabeth Sweeny
Second Place: Charlie Mo
Third Place: Samantha Falk & Peter Huwe
Jim Shorter is the recipient of a prestigious research grant from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) for his work on generating therapeutic disaggregases for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Read about it here.
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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BMB 2014 Recruitment Dates:
PhD: January 23-25 and February 6-8.
MD/PhD: January 16-17
Click here to see photos from the 2013 BMB/B&B Retreat, November 7- 8, at Skytop Lodge in the Pocono Mountains.