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


March 16, 2015
Dr. Christian Kaiser
Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
“Coupling of protein synthesis and folding: Pulling on single nascent chains with optical tweezers”
2.135
Host: Dr. Darren Boehning


March 23, 2015
Dr. Seung-Hee Yoo
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, U. T. Medical School, Houston, Texas
“TBA”
2.135
Host: Dr. Zheng "Jake" Chen


March 30, 2015
Dr. Harry Karmouty-Quintana
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, U. T. Medical School, Houston, Texas
“Hyaluronan, a Driver of Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary to Lung Fibrosis”
2.135
Host: Dr. Michael Blackburn


April 13, 2015
Dr. Mikhail Bogdanov
Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, U. T. Medical School, Houston, Texas
“Towards Protein “Democracy”: Lipochaperones”
2.135
Host: Dr. William Dowhan


April 20, 2015
Dr. Ilya Bezprozvanny
Professor, Department of Physiology, U. T. Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas
“Neuronal Calcium Signaling and Synaptic Loss in Alzheimer’s Disease”
2.135
Host: Dr. Irina Serysheva


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