Peter Lewis, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry (BMC), has been named a Pew scholar in the biomedical sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Along with the Department of Biochemistry, BMC is part of the merged graduate program called the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB). Lewis is also part of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and researches epigenetics. …
The Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) Student-Faculty Liaison Committee announced its officers for 2016-17 at their ice cream social on Wednesday, June 8. The committee serves as a connection between students and faculty to foster input and collaboration. “SFLC is really interested in fulfilling the needs of graduate students in IPiB,” says Kim Haupt, the outgoing chair and now …
For her distinct and innovative molecular research, University of Wisconsin–Madison scientist Feyza Engin has earned a Shaw Scientist Award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. URL: http://news.wisc.edu/milwaukee-foundation-supports-early-career-facultys-innovative-research/
Vatsan Raman, a CALS assistant professor of biochemistry, is one of two University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists selected to receive a 2016 Shaw Scientist Award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. URL: http://ecals.cals.wisc.edu/2016/05/31/cals-vatsan-raman-earns-shaw-scientist-award/
This award honors IPiB graduate students who have consistently demonstrated commitment to quality, innovative classroom teaching and mentoring in a laboratory setting. Made possible by the generosity of Arnold E. and Catherine M. Denton. Congratulations Becky!
This award honors IPiB graduate students who have consistently demonstrated commitment to quality, innovative classroom teaching and mentoring in a laboratory setting. Congratulations Ian!
A single defect in a gene that codes for a histone — a “spool” that wraps idle DNA — is linked to pediatric cancers in a study published today in the journal Science. URL: http://news.wisc.edu/gene-regulatory-mutation-linked-to-rare-childhood-cancer/
Recognizing research and teaching excellence. URL: http://news.wisc.edu/vilas-professors-and-investigators-honored/
Recognizing research and teaching excellence in faculty who are relatively early in their careers. URL: http://news.wisc.edu/vilas-professors-and-investigators-honored/
Congratulations to Professor John Denu who is among the recipients of the 2016 Kellett Mid-Career Faculty Award, which recognize outstanding faculty 7-20 years into their career. The award is supported by the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, and provides $60,000 in research funding. URL: http://news.wisc.edu/kellett-awards-honor-mid-career-faculty/