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
“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
“Structural & Functional Analysis of Dynamic Molecular Machines”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Pawel Penczek


April 25, 2016
Dr. Mervyn J. Monteiro
Professor, Anatomy & Neurobiology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Neurology, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland
“Ubiquilin Proteins in Health & Disease”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Darren Boehning


April 18, 2016
Dr. Lubo Zhang
Professor & Director, Center for Perinatal Biology, Division of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California
“Epigenetic Mechanisms in Perinatal Hypoxic-Ischemic Brain Injury”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Darren Boehning


May 2, 2016
Dr. William Margolin
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, UTHealth - Medical School, Houston, Texas
“How do the simplest cells divide?”
MSB 2.135
Host: Dr. Lei Zheng

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