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The Department of Biochemistry Welcomes a New Chair

Welcome to our new Chair, Brian Fox. Brian joined the Biochemistry faculty in 1993, and has served the broader University community as Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Policy since 2012.

Small photo of The Role of Biochemistry In Plant and Animal Nutrition John Steuart Curry Murals Virtual Tour

Just posted: a virtual tour of John Steuart Curry murals in the Hector F DeLuca Biochemistry Building.

Logo of the Morgridge Institute for Research UW Metabolism Researchers Blaze New Paths

Commonly referred to as the “chemistry of life,” metabolism is the process by which the body uses food and oxygen to produce the energy and chemicals needed for essential functions and processes...

Recent Publications

CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Editing in Drosophila.
Gratz SJ, Rubinstein CD, Harrison MM, Wildonger J, O'Connor-Giles KM
Strategies from UW-Madison for rescuing biomedical research in the US.
Kimble J, Bement WM, Chang Q, Cox BL, Drinkwater NR, Gourse RL, Hoskins AA, Huttenlocher A, Kreeger PK, Lambert PF, Mailick MR, Miyamoto S, Moss RL, O'Connor-Giles KM, Roopra A, Saha K, Seidel HS
The Bacterial Sugar 3,4-Ketoisomerases: Structural Insight into Product Stereochemistry.
Thoden JB, Vinogradov E, Gilbert M, Salinger AJ, Holden HM
Fungal Morphology, Iron Homeostasis, and Lipid Metabolism Regulated by a GATA Transcription Factor in Blastomyces dermatitidis.
Marty AJ, Broman AT, Zarnowski R, Dwyer TG, Bond LM, Lounes-Hadj Sahraoui A, Fontaine J, Ntambi JM, Keleş S, Kendziorski C, Gauthier GM