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Richanne Lamb

2018 Boyce Award Winners

Congratulations to graduate students, Melissa Hale, Jana Jenquin, and Carrie Lomelino, on receiving the 2018 Wanda and Richard Boyce Awards for her outstanding graduate research in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Alumni Spotlight: Bala Venkatakrishnan

A graduate from Drs. Mavis and Robert McKenna's lab in 2012, Bala now works at Syngene International Limited, a contract research organization in Bangalore, India as a principal investigator focusing on protein purification, characterization and structure determination.

2018 Graduate Student Appreciation Week

Graduate Student Appreciation Week is a chance for the university to give back to our amazing graduate student body for all of the work they do teaching, researching, and serving.

2018 Undergraduate Research Symposium

The UF Center for Undergraduate Research sponsored this year’s undergraduate research symposium on Thursday, March 22. Several students working in the labs of our Biochemistry and Molecular Biology faculty participated in this event.

Alumni Spotlight: Marc Malandro

Dr. Marc Malandro, a 1995 UF Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology graduate of Dr. Michael Kilberg's lab, is now the Vice President of Operations at the Chan Zuckerberg Science Initiative.

Virus Journal Features Agbandje-McKenna Lab Article

Members of the Agbandje-McKenna lab group co-authored an article, Atomic Resolution Structures of Human Bufaviruses Determined by Cryo-Electron Microscopy, which was published in the January 2018 issue of the Virus journal and featured on the journal cover.

Biochemistry researchers target brain cell disorder

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

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.