Melike Caglayan, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology in the University of Florida College of Medicine, has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study the repair mechanism of DNA.
As doctoral candidates in the UF College of Medicine’s Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences prepare for careers of scientific research and discovery, they are matched with faculty mentors who will guide their efforts. The cohort of second-year Ph.D. candidates, who were recently matched with their mentors, celebrated this important milestone…
Shana Emmanuel, a current Ph.D. student in Dr. McKenna's lab, was awarded the Ruska Award. This prestigious award is given by the Southeastern Microscopy Society. Shanan's presentation was titled "Engineering rAAV9 Antibody Escape Variants Through Structure Guided Approach." Congratulations on your hard work, Shanan!
Summer Academic and Mentoring Programs at College of Medicine aim to build pipeline to health professions...
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Faculty, Students, and Alumni Participated in this year's COM Research Poster Session.
We are pleased to recognize Dr. Mam Mboge, a Fall 2018 graduate of the Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Department, Cancer Biology concentration, who is the first author on two recent publications.
Two recent graduates of our Biochemistry and Molecular Biology concentration, Drs. Lauren Douma and Kristen Solocinski are co-first authors on a paper that has been highlighted as one of this month's "best of the best" as part of the American Physiological Society's (APS) APSselect program!
Aishwarya Gurumurthy, graduate student in Dr. Jörg Bungert's lab, was honored to have her manuscript published in BioEssays.
Dr. Joeva Barrow, a 2013 graduate of Dr. Jörg Bungert's labratory, is an assistant professor of Molecular Nutrition and Biochemistry at Cornell University and her research program centers around mitochondrial biology with a specific focus on mitochondrial disease and associated metabolic disorders such as obesity.
She was selected to receive this distinguished Innovator of the Year award because of the breadth and depth of her work with AAV (adeno-associated virus) gene therapy and the impact her work has had, and will have, on the global good.