Graduate Student Andrew Hadd Earns Certificate in Health Sciences Technology Program
Congratulations are in order for Andrew Hadd of Perona Lab who recently completed the Health Sciences Technology Entrepreneurship Certificate program, which is a joint certification between University of Portland and OHSU. Only 5 students, fellows, postdocs, or faculty from each institution are granted entry into the program each year. The HSTEC program is aimed at pairing business students with science and technology students to learn theoretical and practical aspects of commercialization of new technologies. Andrew completed this program in addition to continuing his work as a PhD student in the Perona Lab.
Pei-Chun Chen of Shyng Lab publishes "Paper of the Week" in the Journal of Biological Chemistry
Pei-Chun Chen's paper that is due to come out in print in the Journal of Biological Chemistry on Nov.22 is selected as "Paper of the Week" by the editors. Her profile is on the JBC website and the journal cover shows one of the images from her study.
Buddy Ullman Recieves Excellence in Teaching Award
Each year twelve faculty members are nominated and selected by students in recognition of their outstanding teaching. Biochemistry is proud to congratulate Professor Buddy Ullman on his nomination and award this year!
Structure of Lombricine Kinase
Michael Chapman Lab
Creatine kinase is the enzyme charged with maintaining steady concentrations of our cellular energy currency, adenosine triphosphate or ATP. It does this by catalyzing the transfer of a phosphate group to and from creatine, a dietary supplement that athletes hope will enhance their ability to respond to bursts of activity. Read more
Latest papers published by BMB faculty:
Congenic mice provide in vivo evidence for a genetic locus that modulates intrinsic transforming growth factor β1-mediated signaling and bone acquisition
Dr. Rotwein - June 27
Structure of adeno-associated virus-2 in complex with neutralizing monoclonal antibody A20
Dr. Chapman - June 8
Thermal instability of F508 CFTR channel function: Protection by single suppressor mutations and inhibiting channel activity
Dr. Skach - June 8
Targeting the fanconi anemia pathway to identify tailored anticancer therapeutics
Dr. Hoatlin - May 24