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Feb 08, 2012

This award honors graduate students who consistently provide quality guidance and scientific training in mentoring undergraduate students in their research efforts.

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Feb 08, 2012

This award is intended to recognize a Graduate Student who has consistently shown evidence of quality, commitment, and innovation in teaching.

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Feb 08, 2012

This award recognizes a graduate or postdoctoral student(s) who best exemplifies the spirit of Sigrid Leirmo, who received her Ph.D. degree in the Department of Biochemistry (1989) and was a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Bacteriology when she died tragically in an accident in October, 1990. Dr. Leirmo was widely acknowledged among her fellow students and colleagues both as a promising researcher and as an enthusiastic friend and mentor.

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Jan 30, 2012

A narrated tour of UW-Madison's Biochemistry Complex led by biochemistry professor Mike Cox.

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Jan 12, 2012

Judith Kimble has been selected to serve on President Obama’s Committee on the National Medal of Science.

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Dec 27, 2011

Biomolecular chemist Paul J. Bertics, a member of the School of Medicine and Public Health faculty, died unexpectedly at home on Thursday, Dec. 22 at age 55. Paul was a member of IPiB, the joint graduate program between Biochemistry and Biomolecular Chemistry.

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Dec 19, 2011

Molecular Machine’s Workings Visualized. Chemical labeling and microscopy technique demonstrates its power on the spliceosome. Hoskins lab.

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Dec 13, 2011

Rick Amasino and John Denu have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Selection as a AAAS fellow is a high honor conferred by peers in recognition of distinguished efforts to advance science and its applications. AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society, and the tradition of naming fellows in honor of their achievements dates to 1874.

Dec 06, 2011

A molecular biologist and professor emeritus of genetics at UW-Madison, who studied the structure that forms proteins inside cells here between 1963 and 1984, passed away on Nov. 19 at age 84 in California.

Nov 16, 2011

Biochemist Har Gobind Khorana, whose UW work earned the Nobel Prize, died November 9th.

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Nov 08, 2011

The work of Biochemistry professor Aaron Hoskins has been highlighted for 2011 by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

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Oct 25, 2011

Preserving a treasure. The 1940s murals by the famous painter John Steuart Curry were carefully preserved while the building around them was gutted and rebuilt.

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Oct 07, 2011

Congratulations Mike Sussman!

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Oct 07, 2011

The UW-Madison researchers have spent the past decade conducting genetic analyses of obese diabetes-resistant and diabetes-susceptible mouse strains, and recently pinpointed a single amino acid difference.

PLOS Article here

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Sep 20, 2011

The NIH Director's New Innovator Award addresses two important goals: stimulating highly innovative research and supporting promising new investigators. Dr. Weibel's project title: Revisiting The Bacterial Cell Wall As A Target For New Antibiotics

Congratulations Doug!