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Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Nutritional Sciences and Ph.D. alumnus William G. “Bill” Hoekstra Bill Hoekstra, Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Nutritional Sciences, Dies at 91

University of Wisconsin–Madison Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry and Nutritional Sciences and Ph.D. alumnus William G. “Bill” Hoekstra died on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019 at 91. For nearly four decades...

Photo of Holly Ingraham Ingraham to Give Biochemistry's 2019 Steenbock Lectures in December

Holly Ingraham of the University of California, San Francisco will give the 2019 UW–Madison Department of Biochemistry Steenbock Lectures in early December. All members of the campus community are...

Biochemistry assistant professor and Morgridge investigator Jason Cantor Peering into a More ‘Human’ Petri Dish

Cell culture media, the cocktail of chemicals and nutrients that keep cells alive and thriving in a dish, have been an essential tool of biology for more than 70 years. Remarkably, the composition...

Recent Publications

A PUF Hub Drives Self-Renewal in Caenorhabditis elegans Germline Stem Cells.
Haupt KA, Law KT, Enright AL, Kanzler CR, Shin H, Wickens M, Kimble J
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
Dynamics of the DEAD-box ATPase Prp5 RecA-like domains provide a conformational switch during spliceosome assembly.
Beier DH, Carrocci TJ, van der Feltz C, Tretbar US, Paulson JC, Grabowski N, Hoskins AA
Hepatic stearoyl CoA desaturase 1 deficiency increases glucose uptake in adipose tissue partially through the PGC-1α-FGF21 axis in mice.
AlJohani A, Khan MI, Bonneville A, Guo C, Jeffery J, O'Neill L, Syed DN, Lewis SA, Burhans M, Mukhtar H, Ntambi JM