Rushi Trivedi was the recipient of the 2014 Kimmel Award. The Kimmel Award was announced during the Student Research Forum held April 2 - 4.
Dr. Russ Swerdlow (Joint Appt - Neurology) was invested with the Gene and Marge Sweeny Professorship in Neurology by KU Endowment on November 18, 2013
Dr. Aron Fenton's article: "Are all regions of folded proteins that undergo ligand-dependent transitions targets for allosteric peptide mimetics?", Biopolymers, 2013, was selected by F1000 Prime for inclusion in their in-depth directory of top articles in biology and medicine.
Two BMB students received awards at the recent Student Research Forum. Zhen Zhang won the "Award for Best Presentation in Epigentics & Stem Cell Biology" and Dan Parente won the Joe R. Kimmel Award for Best Presentation in Biochemistry.
The research of Dr. Mark Fisher was featured at the University Research & Entrepreneuship Symposium held on April 3rd in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Fisher is developing new techologies to address protein-folding diseases.
Dr. Owen W. Nadeau was the First Author on the Journal of Biological Chemistry's Best Paper of 2012 in Computational Biology: Structure and Location of the Regulatory β Subunits in the (αβγδ)4 Phosphorylase Kinase Complex. Owen W. Nadeau, Laura A. Lane, Dong Xu, Jessica Sage, Timothy S. Priddy, Antonio Artigues, Maria T. Villar, Qing Yang, Carol V. Robinson, Yang Zhang, Gerald M. Carlson,
J Biol Chem Oct 26, 2012; 287: 36651-36661