BMB Graduate Students Received the 2015 Medical School Dean’s Research Award

Four of BMB’s graduate students were recipients of the 2015 Medical School Dean’s Research Award.  Congratulations to Drew Dolino, Natoya […]

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BMB’s First Paul F. Cranefield Awardee

Dr. David Mac Lean, a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Vasanthi Jayaraman’s lab, was awarded the 2015 Postdoc Cranefield Award.   […]

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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


April 9, 2018
Dr. Heide L. Ford
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, David & Margaret Turley Grohne Chair in Basic Cancer Research, Associate Director of Basic Research, University of Colorado Cancer Center, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, Colorado
“Crosstalk between breast cancer cells and the immune microenvironment”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Harry Karmouty-Quintana


March 26, 2018
Dr. Gordon Mills
Professor & Chair, Department of Systems Biology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
“Systems Approach to Rational Drug Combinations”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Leng Han


March 12, 2018
Dr. Tao Pan
Professor, Biological Sciences Division, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
“mRNA and tRNA modifications in the regulation of gene expression”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Leng Han


February 26, 2018
Dr. Meng Wang
Associate Professor, Huffington Center on Aging, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
“Metabolic drivers in longevity regulation”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Leng Han


May 14, 2018
Dr. Dung-Fang Lee
Assistant Professor, Department of Integrative Biology & Pharmacology, McGovern Medical School, UTHealth, Houston, Texas
“Dissecting Cancer Etiology in a Dish”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Wenbo Li


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