Monday, February 11, 2019 - 9:54am

Three awards were recently given to people and programs at or affiliated with the University of Georgia, one of whom represents the university's biochemistry and molecular biology department.

Benjamin Boward, a Ph.D. candidate in BMB, accepted the Emerging Leader of the Year Award, which…

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:24am

A high school student working with the department of biochemistry and molecular biology has won the northeast region of Georgia's science fair.

Celina Zhao, a junior at North Oconee High School, placed first in the regional science fair with her project, "Computational Analysis of…

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 10:05am

Undergraduate student Jenna Scott placed third in the undergraduate category of the 2018 Capturing Science Contest.

Scott's entry, Reabsorption: A Board Game for Life, "creatively applied her classroom learning from her Elements of Physiology course to a board game of the renal system,"…

Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:23am

A recent paper from members of the biochemistry and molecular biology department was chosen as an editors' pick for the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

The paper, CRISPR/Cas9 and glycomics tools for Toxoplasma glycobiology," was authored by senior research associate Elisabet Gas-Pascual…

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 9:34am

A high school student working with the department of biochemistry and molecular biology has won her county's science fair.

Celina Zhao, a junior at North Oconee High School, placed first in the Oconee County Science Fair with her project, "Computational Analysis of Metabolic Reprogramming…

Friday, December 21, 2018 - 10:21am

The department of biochemistry and molecular biology welcomes six new graduate students.

The students come from the Integrated Life Sciences program, which serves as a portal to multiple life sciences PhD graduate programs at UGA.

The six students are: • Trevor Adams, Wells lab; •…

Monday, November 12, 2018 - 12:14pm

A lab in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology recently had an article published in the journal Nature.

Dr. Zachary Wood's lab published "The entropic force generated by intrinsically disordered segments tunes protein function" on Monday, which shows that disordered peptide…

Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 12:40pm

A graduate student in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology recently earned a fellowship in cancer research.

Ruochong Wang of Dr. Takahiro Ito's lab earned the Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in Cancer Research. According to the Institute of Bioinformatics,…

Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10:55am

Hyo Won Ahn of Dr. David Garfinkel’s lab successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018.

The title of Ahn’s dissertation was "Ribosomal Proteins and Ribosome Biogenesis Factors Affect Movement and Copy Number Control of the TY1 Retrotransposon in Saccharomyces…

Monday, October 29, 2018 - 2:53pm

Two undergraduate students in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology were recently named CURO Honors Scholarship recipients.

HaeYeun “Rachel” Byun and Anthony Elengickal were among the 11 scholarship recipients in the university's 2018-19 freshman class. Byun is from…