Biochemistry in the UST Newsroom

Three Juniors Honored by Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Program

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:32:40 +0000 by: Kelly Engebretson '99 M.A. by: author

Ryan Augustin, a junior majoring in biochemistry, was awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, an award that honors outstanding students who plan to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering. Juniors Elizabeth Annoni and Mark Painter were named honorable mentions.

Student-team Presents Innovation Scholars Recommendations to Mayo Clinic

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:00:43 +0000 by: Tom Couillard '75 by: author

A team of four University of St. Thomas students and a graduate student from St. Catherine University present recommendations March 7 concerning a medical innovation that they have been working on in collaboration with a Mayo Clinic physician.

News from the ASBMB: American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Online now: April 2014 issue of ASBMB Today

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 10:05:18 EST by: dc:creator by: author

Issue includes a feature on the bewitching jewel wasp a special retrospective and photo collection in memory of Richard Hanson and articles to help you prepare for the 2014 ASBMB Annual Meeting April 4 2014 — In the cover story of the April 2014 issue science writer Rajendrani Mukhopadhyay explores new research on the parasitic jewel wasp which bewitches its prey with a special venom turning it into a willing participant in its own demise In a Retrospective article colleagues remembe...

April Research Spotlight on Dr. Michelle Juarez

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:24:55 EST by: dc:creator by: author

Tell us about your current career position I am an Assistant Medical Professor at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education at City College of New York  My research on genetic mechanisms of wound repair in the model system Drosophila is supported by the Research Centers at Minority Institutions (RCMI) a grant from the NIH – NIMHD and NCRR  My teaching responsibilities include courses in Microbiology for B.S. M.D. and Physician Assistant programs   What are the key...

8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 12, 2014

Fri, 21 Mar 2014 09:45:14 EST by: dc:creator by: author

March 21 2014 - William Paterson University will be hosting the 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 12 2014. Over the last seven years William Paterson University has provided a forum for undergraduates from the Tri-state area to present their original research Over the years about 25 colleges and universities have participated The range of subject matter has also expanded and now includes behavior ecology environmental science and health as well as the original areas ...

Join us for ASBMB Journal Club on March 26!

Thu, 20 Mar 2014 08:52:49 EST by: dc:creator by: author

March 20 2014- The BRCA1 gene has become synonymous with breast cancer But like most genes it has a multitude of effects that defy this simplified association Join us on Wednesday March 26 at 1 PM EDT as we discuss the role of BRCA1 in skeletal muscle metabolic function with Journal of Lipid Research author Espen Spangenburg from the University of Maryland. View our event page:  March 20 2014- Our next edition of ASBMB Journal Club...

JBC News Podcast: α-synuclein, living cells and Parkinson’s disease: JBC’s best Cell Biology article of 2013

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:28:08 EST by: dc:creator by: author

A conversation featuring Associate Editor Paul Fraser and co-authors Dennis Selkoe and Ulf Dettmer from Harvard March 10 2014 — In the last of our four-part podcast series on the best articles of 2013 in the The Journal of Biological Chemistry we hear about the debate surrounding α-synuclein which plays a critical role in Parkinson’s disease Is it an unfolded monomer? Is it a helically-folded tetramer? Paul Fraser a professor of medical biophysics at the University of Toronto and...