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IOS Press announces launch of Journal of Berry Research

... Linus Pauling Institute, Professor Department of biochemistry and Biophysics, Corvallis, OR; Bruce I. Reisch, ... and plant quality control; plant physiology, biochemistry and molecular biology and culture management; and ... as well as results dealing with the chemistry and biochemistry of bioactive compounds contained in such fruits ...

DOE funds bio-inspired solar fuel center at Arizona State

... Devens Gust, an ASU professor of chemistry and biochemistry who is director of the new center said, "This ... project demonstrates the best of chemistry and biochemistry research," said William Petuskey, chair of ASU's chemistry and biochemistry department. "It combines the creativity of making ...

Genetic switch potential key to new class of antibiotics

... associate professor with the Department of. biochemistry & Biophysics at the University of Rochester ... the work was performed in the Department of biochemistry & Biophysics at the University of Rochester ... and led a partnering effort in the Department of biochemistry at the University of Arizona in Tucson. The work ...

Biophysical sciences program receives $2 million training grant

... 50-hour weeks Tobin Sosnick, Professor in biochemistry & Molecular Biology, conceived the rigorous ... the Lillian Eichelberger Cannon Professor in biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Benoit Roux, Professor in biochemistry & Molecular Biology. "I'm trained as a ...

Biochemistry of human physiology in health and disease is focus of updated clinical text

... of disease, a solid understanding of the biochemistry behind the diseases and methods is required. The ... broad introduction to the subject of clinical biochemistry so that the student will have the necessary basic ... knowledge to appreciate the role of the clinical biochemistry laboratory in the investigation of disease," ...

Computational biochemist uncovers a molecular clue to evolution

... professor in FSU's Department of Chemistry and biochemistry and a faculty member in the university's ... faculty member; Lizbeth Hedstrom, a professor of biochemistry at Brandeis University; and postdocs Helen R. ... read the paper. Dan Herschlag, a professor of biochemistry at Stanford University, edited the paper for ...

Yale University's Strobel recognized for work on RNA

... The award is given by American Society of biochemistry and Molecular Biology to recognize outstanding ... uses insights from several disciplines, including biochemistry and molecular biology, and employs such ... of the Department of Molecular Biophysics and biochemistry for the past two years. Prior to coming to Yale, ...

Entomological Society announces 2007 award winners

... innovative research in insect physiology, biochemistry and toxicology. The 2007 awardee, Dr. Michael R. ... Professor and Head of the Department of biochemistry and an ancillary member of the Department of ... function in innate immune responses and the biochemistry involved in formation of the insect exoskeleton. ...

Stunting plants' skyward reach could lead to improved yields

... the expense of seed, flower and leaf production. An assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology with the Plant Research Laboratory at MSU, ... Sharkey, a fellow plant researcher and chairman of the Department of biochemistry and Molecular Biology. "This is a very significant grant from the National ...

McGill University receives almost $63 million under CFI program to support five research projects

... Therapy Initiative, led by Dr. David Y. Thomas, Chair of the Department of biochemistry and Canada Research Chair in Molecular Genetics is an ambitious project ... cachexia. The project is headed by Dr. Vincent Gigure of the Department of biochemistry working at the Rosalind and Morris Goodman Cancer Centre. Received ...

Powe Award supports research on how enzymes enable the pathogenicity of 2 human disease organisms

... Blacksburg, Va. -- Pablo Sobrado, assistant professor of biochemistry ( http://www.biochem.vt.edu/faculty.php?lname=Sobrado&view=yes ) with the ... and host-pathogen interactions. Sobrado received his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Texas A&M University. He was a postdoctoral associate at the ...

Findings uncover new details about mysterious virus

... expert Yurii G. Kuznetsov in the Department of Molecular Biology and biochemistry at UC Irvine; Sun; postdoctoral research associates Susan L. Hafenstein ... Mediterranean; Alexander McPherson, a professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at UC Irvine; and Rossmann. ...

Self-digestion as a means of survival

... this process so selective" explains Prof. Ivan Dikic from the Institute of biochemistry II and the Cluster of Excellence 'Macromolecular Complexes' in Frankfurt. ... journal " Molecular Cell ", that by employing methods from cell biology, biochemistry and mouse genetics, they have been able to identify a further protein, in ...

Updated formula measures kidney function more accurately

... study for which the University of Rochester serves as the central biochemistry laboratory. "Most other formulas used to estimate kidney function in ... Children's Hospital at Strong and director of University of Rochester's biochemistry lab. "An accurate estimate is crucial to properly treat children with ...

Life secret exposed: Scientists unlock mystery of molecular machine

... basic chemical principles," says Sergey Steinberg, a Universit de Montral biochemistry professor who made his discovery with student Konstantin Bokov. "In the ... of the early Earth," explains Stephen Michnick, a Universit de Montral biochemistry professor and Canada Research Chair in Integrative Genomics. "Perhaps in ...

'Green' plastics could help reduce carbon footprint

... is not a new idea," said Brian Mooney, research assistant professor of biochemistry with the MU Interdisciplinary Plant Group. "Plastics made from plant ... such as switchgrass. Mooney along with Douglas Randall, professor of biochemistry at MU, have already initiated conversations with scientists at the Donald ...

UT Southwestern researchers identify gene linked to inherited form of fatal lung disease

... thoracic surgery; Dr. Lisa Kinch, a bioinformatics research scientist in biochemistry with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UT Southwestern; and Dr. Nick Grishin, associate professor of biochemistry and an HHMI investigator. ...

Properties of unusual virus revealed in research

... said Katsu Murakami, a Penn State assistant professor in the Department of biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a leader of the study. "These phages then use ... Gleghorn, a former graduate student in the Penn State Department of biochemistry and Molecular Biology who is now a postdoctoral researcher at the ...

Researchers study virus with unusual properties

... said Katsu Murakami, a Penn State assistant professor in the Department of biochemistry and Molecular Biology and a leader of the study. "These phages then use ... Gleghorn, a former graduate student in the Penn State Department of biochemistry and Molecular Biology who is now a postdoctoral researcher at the ...

Scientists present 'moving' theory behind bacterial decision-making

... William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Molecular and Structural biochemistry at NC State and the corresponding author of the paper. "Motion is really ... to bind to DNA and therefore to function." Cavanagh and NC State senior biochemistry researcher Dr. Benjamin Bobay, a paper co-author, say that the findings ...

Columbia to award 2008 Horwitz Prize to Arthur Horwich & Ulrich Hartl for cellular protein folding

... Ulrich Hartl, M.D., professor and director of the Department of Cellular biochemistry at the Max Planck Institute of biochemistry in Germany, and Arthur Horwich, M.D., Eugene Higgins Professor of ...

MSU scientists find new gene that helps plants beat the heat

... with the response to heat," said Robert Larkin, MSU assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and corresponding author of the paper. "We're ... proteins in the cell. According to Christoph Benning, MSU professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and a member of the research team, the scientists ...

UC Riverside biochemists devise method for bypassing aluminum toxicity effects in plants

... damage through AtATR," said Paul Larsen , an associate professor of biochemistry and the lead author of the study. "But by breaking this assessment ... the quiescent center," said Larsen, who joined UCR's Department of biochemistry in 2000. "In our study, we broke AtATR throughout the plant. But if we ...

8 National Medals of Science awardees to be honored at gala, then the White House

... is currently the Julius Brown Chair and Regents Professor of Chemistry and biochemistry at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he heads the Laser Dynamics ... receptors. He is the James B. Duke Professor of Medicine and biochemistry at Duke University, as well as an investigator for the Howard Hughes ...

Entomological Society of America names 2008 award winners

... award recognizes and encourages innovative research in insect physiology, biochemistry and toxicology. The 2008 awardee, Dr. Walter S. Leal , is a professor and ... both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He incorporates film clips on biochemistry and insect behavior in sophisticated multi-media lectures, and he gives ...

New synthetic form of protein holds promise to stop cancer spread

... was discovered in the lab of Brian Volkman, Ph.D., associate professor of biochemistry at the Medical College. The findings were based on seminal reports by ... journal published by Science magazine. Christopher Veldkamp, Ph.D., a biochemistry graduate of the Medical College's Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Sept. 3, 2008

... An advance on new generations of chemotherapy and antiviral drugs biochemistry Researchers are describing progress toward developing a new generation ... side effects. Their article is scheduled for the Aug. 27 issue of ACS' biochemistry , a weekly journal. In the article, Anthony J. Berdis updates and ...

Rice lab finds molecular clues to Wilson disease

... said lead author Agustina Rodriguez-Granillo, the Rice doctoral student in biochemistry and cell biology who carried out the mathematical simulations and ... said study co-author Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede, an adjunct professor of biochemistry and cell biology at Rice and Rodriguez-Granillo's adviser. ...

Model for angelman syndrome developed by University of Texas at Austin biologists

... needs to be degraded. "The simplest explanation for the disease biochemistry is that when UBE3A is not around to do its job, its substrates aren't ... syndrome, and should therefore offer a useful model for understanding the biochemistry of the disorder in humans. In particular, the fly models may provide clues ...

ASBMB taps 8 scientists for top awards

... The American Society for biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) has announced the recipients of its annual ... is given to a scientist who encourages effective teaching and learning of biochemistry and molecular biology through his or her own teaching, leadership, ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Victor de Lorenzo

... Dr. de Lorenzo received his B.S.A. in Chemistry and his M.Sc. in biochemistry at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Universidad Autnoma de Madrid, Spain. The GlaxoSmithKline ...

American Society for Microbiology honors Adrian M. Zelazny

... of Mycobacterium using SecA. Dr. Zelazny received his B.S. in Clinical biochemistry from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and his Ph.D. degree in biochemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. The Siemens ...

UGA researchers discover mechanism that explains how cancer enzyme winds up on ends of chromosomes

... more than 90 percent of human cancers," said Michael Terns, professor of biochemistry and molecular biology and genetics at UGA, "and the fact that telomerase ... Rebecca Terns, a senior research scientist also in UGA's department of biochemistry and molecular biology (Michael and Rebecca Terns are a husband-wife team); ...

Leading scientist named new chair of Cell Biology at Yale

... Institute of Technology. In 1978, Rothman moved to the Department of biochemistry at Stanford School of Medicine as an assistant professor. He continued his ... 1991, when he became the founding chair of the Department of Cellular biochemistry and Biophysics at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York and ...

A survivor in Greenland: A novel bacterial species is found trapped in 120,000-year-old ice

... research associate in the laboratory led by Jean Brenchley, Professor of biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Penn State, at the 108th American Society for ... will reveal more about how cells survive and how they may alter their biochemistry and physiology over time. "Microbes comprise up to one-third or more of ...

A place in the sun

... knew that plants can use tryptophan to synthesize auxin. After virtual biochemistry led the way, real-life biochemistry confirmed that the enzyme indeed uses tryptophan to catalyze the first ...

Scientists discover how TB 'develops invincibility' against only available treatment

... the Journal of Biological Chemistry, another team from the Departments of biochemistry and Chemistry at the University has shown how the TB bacteria becomes ... only available treatments for the killer disease. Dr Peter Moody of the biochemistry Department said: Isoniazid is a pro-drug that an enzyme in the deadly ...

Biophysical Society to host discussions on the teaching of evolution and on the energy crisis

... be discussed. Speakers include James Allen, a professor of Chemistry and biochemistry at Arizona State University, Elias Greenbaum a Fellow at the Oakridge ... Michael Paul Myers, an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, Chemistry and biochemistry and Chemistry Department Advisor at California State University, Long ...

Researchers put the bite on mosquitoes

... meal she ever eats," said project leader Roger L. Miesfeld, a professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics in UA's College of Science and a member of BIO5 ... die. Scaraffia, a research assistant professor in UA's department of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, and the other members of the team published ...

Effects of social isolation traced to brain hormone

... Dr. Erminio Costa, director of the UIC Psychiatric Institute, professor of biochemistry and one of the authors of the study. Previous studies had suggested ... said Dr. Alessandro Guidotti, UIC scientific director and professor of biochemistry in psychiatry. "By identifying the mechanism we may be able to identify ...
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