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Jana Jenquin awarded certificate of excellence at CNG Symposium

Published: Feb 1st, 2018

Jana, a graduate student in Dr. Andy Berglund’s lab, received a certificate of excellence for her excellent research poster at The Center for NeuroGenetics 3rd annual international Brainstorm Symposium.

Snapshot of Kilberg Youtube Video

Biochemistry researchers target brain cell disorder

Published: Feb 1st, 2018

Asparagine synthetasedeficiency (ASD) keeps brain cells from developing and growing normally. It causes children to have small heads and brains, and epilepsy-like seizures. Now Biochemistry and Molecular Biology researchers are using patient cells to learn more about ASD.

2018 Celebration of Research – February 19 & 20

Published: Jan 7th, 2018

The UF COM Celebration of Research is a wonderful opportunity for us to reflect on the strength of our research programs and appreciate the breadth, quality, and merit of the science conducted within the College.

Jacob Andring, Dr. Michael Kilberg, Carrie Lomelino, Dr. Robert McKenna

Co-authored review article published in the prestigious Journal of Biological Chemistry

Published: Jan 6th, 2018

Dr. Michael Kilberg, Dr. Robert McKenna and graduate students, Carrie Lomelino and Jacob Andring, co-authored a review article titled, “Asparagine synthetase: Function, structure, and role in disease.”

Tianqi (Jimmy) Wei, from Dr. Mingyi Xie’s lab, and Matthew Johnson, from Dr. Jörg Bungert’s lab.

Two Undergraduate Lab Students Selected for UF’s Emerging Scholars Program

Published: Jan 5th, 2018

Tianqi (Jimmy) Wei, from Dr. Mingyi Xie’s lab, and Matthew Johnson, from Dr. Jörg Bungert’s lab, were selected for The Center for Undergraduate Research’s Emerging Scholars Program.


Congratulations to our Fall 2017 Graduates!

Published: Dec 18th, 2017

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology would like to congratulate and commemorate our Fall 2017 graduating masters and doctoral students on their excellent achievement!

Article published and highlighted in Journal of Virology

Published: Nov 9th, 2017

Dr. Mario Mietzsch, postdoc, and Dr. Mavis Agbandje-McKenna’s article titled, Structural Insights into Human Bocaparvoviruses, was published and highlighted in the Journal of Virology

Congratulations to Florida Genetics Symposium Winners

Published: Nov 8th, 2017

Yong Shen, PhD graduate student in Dr. Jörg Bungert’s lab and Dr. Lauren Douma, previous PhD graduate student in Dr. Linda Bloom’s laboratory, were both awarded at this year’s Florida Genetics Symposium!

Mentor Match Group Picture - Fields, Xie, Shotwell, Berglund, Andring, McKenna

Mentor Match Celebration

Published: Oct 18th, 2017

The Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences recognized the Fall 2016 cohort of Ph.D. graduate students, including 3 from the Biochemistry and Molecular Biology concentration, who have successfully selected their mentors and research concentrations.

Promise to Kate Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Published: Sep 21st, 2017

Melissa Hale, a graduate student in Dr. Andy Berglund’s laboratory, has been awarded a fellowship from The Promise to Kate foundation.