Friday, July 20, 2018 - 9:02am

An associate professor in the biochemistry and molecular biology department was recently selected by her peers to serve in leadership positions in upcoming conferences.

Dr. Amy Medlock was chosen to serve as vice chair for the 2020 Chemistry and Biology of Tetrapyrroles conference, and…

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:32pm

Three retiring professors were honored Wednesday for their years of service to the department.

Drs. Dan DerVartanian, Claiborne Glover, and Alan Przybyla were recognized during an ice cream social event attended by faculty, staff and students of the biochemistry and molecular biology…

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 - 2:41pm

James Smith of Dr. Maor Bar-Peled' lab successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation Tuesday, July 17, 2018.

The title of Smith's dissertation was "The role of UDP-apiose in Biosynthesis of Plant Wall Polysaccharides and Bacterial Glycans."

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 3:19pm

Robert Piel of Dr. Amy Medlocks' lab successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation Thursday, July 12, 2018.

The title of Piel's dissertation was "The Mitochondrial Heme Metabolon and Progesterone Receptor Membrane Component 1: Regulation of Mammalian Heme Biosynthesis via Protein-Protein…

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 3:14pm

Diep Nguyen of Dr. Michael Adams' lab successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation Thursday, July 12, 2018.

The title of Nguyen's dissertation was "Understanding Redox Metabolism in Pyrococcus furiosus for Efficient Metabolic Engineering."

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 9:59am

A recent graduate of the biochemistry and molecular biology department has been named to the 2018 Scholar All-America First Team in swimming and diving.

Patrick Humphreys, a swimmer and 2018 graduate of the department, was among 22 Georgia Bulldog swimmers and divers to earn the…

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:08pm

Chang-Hao (Perry) Wu of Dr. Michael Adams' lab successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation Thursday, June 14, 2018.

The title of Wu's dissertation was "Genetic Engineering of Hydrogenase and Related Enzymes in the Hyperthermophilic Archaeon Pyrococcus Furiosus."

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 2:20pm

A paper from the Michael P. Terns lab was recently published in, and featured on the cover of, the journal Molecular Cell.

The research, published in conjunction with UConn Health, focuses on CRISPR-Cas, an RNA-based viral immune system; more specifically, it explains how the cell…

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 9:50am

The department of biochemistry and molecular biology hosted its 2018 graduate research retreat May 21 and 22 at Unicoi State Park in Helen. Graduate students were invited to present their research in the form of a talk or during a poster session, and prizes were offered to the best talk and…

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 8:10am

A professor in the biochemistry and molecular biology department was recently awarded the title of distinguished research professor.

Dr. Michael Tiemeyer, who is also associate director of the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, was one of the five 2018 recipients. Tiemeyer researches…