Chad Rienstra’s scientific career was jumpstarted by four years of undergraduate research, where he developed a broad interest in biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, and engineering. It’s this commitment to interdisciplinary research and education that he brings to bear years later as he joins the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Biochemistry as a professor. After his …
You may have missed Tim Grant’s arrival on campus earlier this year: he joined the Biochemistry faculty and the Morgridge Institute for Research at a historic time, on the brink of campus-wide shutdown due to COVID-19.
Ci Ji Lim’s first impression of UW-Madison’s campus: “amazing!” He was struck not only by the surrounding lakes – in stark contrast to the mountains in Colorado he was used to – but even moreso by the deeply meaningful interactions he had with UW-Madison’s people, its faculty, staff, and students. Now he’ll be among them …
Robert Kirchdoerfer is returning to UW–Madison as an assistant professor. His position in the Institute for Molecular Virology is part of a cluster hire. Kirchdoerfer studies coronaviruses.
Amy Weeks and Scott Coyle, two new assistant professors in the Department of Biochemistry, will work to understand cells and even smaller molecular machines.
New assistant professor biochemistry Judith Simcox shares her background, research goals.
Jason Cantor could describe himself as an engineer, biologist and biochemist, but don’t try to put his expertise into one box.
Cantor, a scientist exploring the environmental influences on cancer cell metabolism, is launching a new lab in the Metabolism Theme at the Morgridge Institute for Research and joining the University of Wisconsin-Madison departments of biochemistry and biomedical engineering this August 2018.
The biochemistry department will welcome Elizabeth Wright in July 2018 as a faculty member and director of the department’s newly established cryo-electron microscopy facility.