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

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
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
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Pawel Penczek

February 8, 2016
Dr. Joseph Bass, MD, Ph.D
Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Molecular Medicine, Charles F. Kettering Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Zheng (Jake) Chen

January 25, 2016
Dr. John B. Hogenesch
Professor, Molecular & Cellular Physiology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio
“The Circadian Clock Network – Implications for Biology and Medicine”
MSB 2.135
Host: Seung-Hee (Sally) Yoo

December 7, 2015
Dr. Jose Faraldo-Gomez (CMB seminar)
National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute, Biochemistry & Biophysics Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland
“Molecular mechanism of the Na+/Ca2+ exchanger: insights from simulations and experiments”
Host: Dr. Lei Zheng

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