Reznikoff retirement reception on May 16

Professor William Reznikoff (a.k.a. Bill and “Rez”), will be retiring from the university after 37 years of service with the Department of Biochemistry. His official retirement date is July 28. There will be a reception on May 16 at 3:30 in the Biochemistry Addition Atrium. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!

Graduate program ranks in the top ten

UW-Madison’s Biochemistry graduate program continues to rank in the top ten, according to the 2008 issue of America’s Best Graduate Schools, published by U.S. News and World Report. Read More

Targeting tumors the natural way

By mimicking Nature’s way of distinguishing one type of cell from another, University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists now report they can more effectively seek out and kill cancer cells while sparing healthy ones. Read More

UW spinoff company to receive MIT technology awards

The MIT Club of Wisconsin, a state association for alumni of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is recognizing a University of Wisconsin-Madison based spinoff company.. The club will recognize Quintessence Biopharmaceuticals of Madison, a company that grew out of the advances of UW-Madison chemistry and biochemistry professors Laura Kiessling and Ron Raines. Quintessence is an …

ACS Chemical Biology journal honored

ACS Chemical Biology, edited by Laura Kiessling, has won the 2006 Award for Innovation in Journal Publishing from the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers, The association is the national trade association of the U.S. book publishing industry, including more than 300 major commercial publishers, small publishers, non-profits, university presses …