This is the first atomic structure of a ribosomal complex solved by cryoEM on the U of I campus.
The School of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Two Molecular and Integrative Physiology Graduate Students Make Final Round of Graduate College’s Research Live! Competition
Janelle Mapes won Second Place, and Jessica Saw was one of the finalists.
University of Illinois professors Chad Rienstra (Chemistry), Emad Tajkhorshid, and James Morrissey (Biochemistry) have been awarded a Director’s Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health for their highly creative approach to the study of cell membrane lipids.
Professors Ning Wang and Andrew Belmont led a team that found the pathway by which physical forces drive gene expression in cells.
Dr. Kris Jenner endows professorship to honor his undergraduate mentor Professor Stephen G. Sligar; Susan A. Martinis is named to new School of Molecular and Cellular Biology professorship
To recognize the importance of faculty contributions to science and education and to acknowledge Dr. Sligar’s mentorship, Dr. Jenner created the Stephen G. Sligar professorship in 2016. The Investiture was held on October 28, 2016 at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.