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Undergrads and Grad Students Get Involved in Wisconsin Science Festival

Extracting DNA from wheat germ and talking about the science of sugar — just a few ways students in the Department of Biochemistry embody the Wisconsin Idea by parti

Ancient DNA Researcher Svante Pääbo Coming to Campus

How much of your DNA comes from ancient humans? Where do you think humans originated and how did we spread across the globe? The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison...

With Designer Lignin, Biofuels Researchers Reproduced Evolutionary Path

When scientists reported in 2014 that they had successfully engineered a poplar plant “designed for deconstruction,” the finding made international news. The highly degradable poplar, the first...

Recent Publications

ChemRXiv: A Chemistry Preprint Server.
Kiessling LL, Fernandez LE, Alivisatos AP, Weiss PS
Degradation of lignin β-aryl ether units in Arabidopsis thaliana expressing LigD, LigF and LigG from Sphingomonas paucimobilis SYK-6.
Mnich E, Vanholme R, Oyarce P, Liu S, Lu F, Goeminne G, Jørgensen B, Motawie MS, Boerjan W, Ralph J, Ulvskov P, Møller BL, Bjarnholt N, Harholt J
Clathrin Regulates Blue Light-Triggered Lateral Auxin Distribution and Hypocotyl Phototropism in Arabidopsis.
Zhang Y, Yu Q, Jiang N, Yan X, Wang C, Wang Q, Liu J, Zhu M, Bednarek SY, Xu J, Pan J
Progesterone potentiates the growth inhibitory effects of calcitriol in endometrial cancer via suppression of CYP24A1.
Bokhari AA, Lee LR, Raboteau D, Turbov J, Rodriguez IV, Pike JW, Hamilton CA, Maxwell GL, Rodriguez GC, Syed V