UTHealth Biochemists Working to Learn More about Sickle Cell Disease

Dr. Xia and her team published their study titled “Elevated sphingosine-1-phosphate promotes sickling and sickle cell disease progression” in the […]

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Faculty Collaboration Leads to Nature Publication

Research by Eric Wagner, Ph.D., and Ann-Bin Shyu, Ph.D. lead to discovering that a protein called CFIm25, critical to keeping messenger […]

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Welcome Darren Boehning!

BMB welcomes Darren Boehning  and his lab to UTHealth.  Dr. Boehning is an associate professor and joins us from UTMB. […]

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Spudich elected to serve as President of the IUPB

Dr. John Spudich has been elected to serve as President of the International Union of Photobiology (IUPB) by the IUPB […]

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Research from Spudich Lab featured in NSF article.

The National Science Foundation recently featured research from the Spudich laboratory on light-sensors in microorganisms. The NSF article (1) highlights […]

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Upcoming Seminars


September 14, 2015
Dr. Baron Chanda, Ph.D. (CMB Seminar)
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience & Biomolecular Chemistry, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
“Molecular Mechanisms of Voltage- and Temperature- dependent gating of ion channels”
2.135
Host: Dr. Vasanthi Jayaraman


May 23, 2016
Dr. Amnon Altman
Director, Scientific Affairs, Professor and Head, Division of Cell Biology, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, La Jolla, California
“TBA”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Darren Boehning


March 21, 2016
Dr. Melanie D. Ohi (Structural Biology seminar)
Associate Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, Center for Structural Biology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
“TBA”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Pawel Penczek


September 21, 2015
Dr. Holland Cheng (Structural Biology seminar)
Finland Distinguished Professor, Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biology, University of California-Davis, Davis, California
“Unveiling conformation-driven events by sorting of structural heterogeneity”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Pawel Penczek


October 12, 2015
Dr. James D. West
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, & Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
“Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and the BMP Pathway”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Harry Karmouty-Quintana


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