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Graphic saying "Sam I am" A Tale of Three Sams: Talented Students Share a Name in the Senes Lab

Shouting “Sam” in the lab of University of Wisconsin–Madison biochemistry professor Alessandro Senes won’t get you far. Three talented young scientists will turn their heads: Samantha Anderson,...

Photo of zebra in Akagera National Park, Rwanda Undergraduate Combines Biochemistry, Environmental Studies with Community Engagement in Rwanda

It’s easy to make a difference through an award that’s named after the Wisconsin Idea, and Jacob Olson is doing just that. The biochemistry and environmental studies major traveled to Rwanda this...

Director of the Biochemistry Optical Core, Elle Kielar-Grevstad Biochemistry Optical Core Director Earns Photomicrography Distinction

The Director of the Biochemistry Optical Core, Elle Kielar-Grevstad, has earned an “Image of Distinction” award in Nikon’s 2018 Photomicrography Competition. The contest received more than 2,500...

Recent Publications

Flexibility and structure of flanking DNA impact transcription factor affinity for its core motif.
Yella VR, Bhimsaria D, Ghoshdastidar D, Rodríguez-Martínez JA, Ansari AZ, Bansal M
Microtubule Acetylation Is Required for Mechanosensation in Drosophila.
Yan C, Wang F, Peng Y, Williams CR, Jenkins B, Wildonger J, Kim HJ, Perr JB, Vaughan JC, Kern ME, Falvo MR, O'Brien ET, Superfine R, Tuthill JC, Xiang Y, Rogers SL, Parrish JZ
Specificity landscapes unmask submaximal binding site preferences of transcription factors.
Bhimsaria D, Rodríguez-Martínez JA, Pan J, Roston D, Korkmaz EN, Cui Q, Ramanathan P, Ansari AZ