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  • IPiB Faculty Collaboration Results in Grant that Benefits Graduate Students and Research

    The Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) — the joint graduate program of the Department of Biochemistry and Department of Biomolecular Chemistry — is full of collaborative faculty. One partnership in particular between the labs of biochemistry professor Michael Cox and biomolecular chemistry professor James Keck goes back nearly two decades. And a new National Institutes of Health grant to study the …

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    Audhya Receives Ride Scholarship for Cancer Research

    Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) faculty member Jon Audhya was awarded The Ride Scholarship on Jan. 18, 2020 at the Wisconsin Hockey’s 4th Annual Face-off Against Cancer game for his exemplary discoveries in 2019. This award will help fund Audhya’s further studies of metastatic cancers. Audhya’s lab focuses on membrane biology and cell migration and …

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  • Professor Melissa Harrison

    Looking Fly: Harrison Lab Uses Fruit Flies to Understand Human Biology and Disease

    Leave that last banana on the kitchen counter for a few too many days and you might find your forgetfulness rewarded by an invasion of fruit flies. These tiny pests, despite all outward appearances, actually share many important biological similarities with humans that make them valuable models for studying human disease, including cancers. Melissa Harrison, …

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  • Patrick Cramer to Deliver 2020 Hilldale Lecture in Biological Sciences in late January

    Patrick Cramer of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry will give the prestigious UW–Madison 2020 Hilldale Lecture in Biological Sciences in late January. All members of the campus community and public are invited to attend the lecture on eukaryotic gene expression and transcription at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23 in the Ebling Symposium …

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  • Fall 2019 IPiB grads

    Congratulations to Our Fall 2019 Ph.D. Graduates

    Congratulations to the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) students who successfully defended their theses this fall. Read a bit about each of these four new graduates and the research that went into receiving their Ph.D. in biochemistry below. Their broad interdisciplinary work covered research from areas like RNA-protein interactions, single-stranded DNA-binding proteins, and computational biochemistry, …

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