HAPPENINGS IN THE DEPARTMENT
All faculty, students, and staff are invited to PICNIC to welcome the incoming students to the Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Graduate Group / Tuesday, August 30, 2016 • 4:00 - 6:00 P.M. • South Lawn, BioPond
BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOPHYSICS GRADUATE GROUP THESIS DEFENSE
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 • 1:00 PM • Class of '62 Lecture Hall, John Morgan Building
Zhenyu Zhao (Advisor: P. Leslie Dutton, Ph.D.)
"Structure and function of natural photosynthesis revisited: new strategies for engineering manmade photochemical proteins useful to mankind"
AWARDS & HONORS
MARK LEMMON has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Society. Founded in 1660, the Royal Society has three roles: as a provider of independent scientific advice, as a learned society, and as a funding agency. Its fellowship includes renowned scientists from the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth, plus foreign members from around the world. 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.
Photos from the 2015 Departmental/Graduate Group at Skytop Lodge, November 12-13, 2015