Hoskins, whose research focuses on the eukaryotic spliceosome, was elected to serve a two year term spanning 2024-2025.
Monica Neugebauer, who joins the faculty in September 2023, will focus on the discovery and evolution of enzymes to unlock their catalytic capabilities for use in biochemical reactions.
Snehal Chaudhari, who joined the faculty in August 2023, will investigate relationships between the gut microbiome and metabolic diseases.
Biochemistry teaching faculty Erica Shu’s company, EzraBio, Inc., has developed improved technology to gain new insights into how protein synthesis is initiated and how it can go awry.
In the Summer 2023 edition of GROW, Judith Simcox and her colleagues look to diversify the pool of researchers — and the questions they’re asking — to get answers that address health care disparities.
Professor John Ralph and his group were honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Chemistry for their work on lignin biosynthesis.
Biochemistry Assistant Professor Judith Simcox has been named a Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Scholar at UW-Madison. The BIRCWH program supports highly-qualified early-career faculty whose research focuses on women’s health or sex and gender differences. Simcox’s lab uses liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC/MS) analysis to characterize lipids and understand their role in …
University of Wisconsin–Madison biochemistry Ph.D. alumnus and UCLA Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry Paul Boyer died on June 2 at the age of 99. Boyer carried out groundbreaking research in the department as a young scientist and earned a Nobel Prize in chemistry at UCLA in 1997.