Emad Tajkhorshid, professor of biophysics and biochemistry, loves the challenge of “going after uncharted territories in the molecular world.” He and his colleagues have been the first in the world to be able to describe at an atomic level the entire motion of a transporter protein during its cycle.
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Drs. Benita S. Katzenellenbogen and John A. Katzenellenbogen have been awarded the Fred Conrad Koch Lifetime Achievement Award by the Endocrine Society.
The Society’s highest honor, this annual award recognizes lifetime achievements and exceptional contributions to the field of endocrinology. Dr. Benita Katzenellenbogen is currently the Swanlund Chaired Professor of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, and Dr. John Katzenellenbogen is the Swanlund Chaired Professor of Chemistry. This is the first time the aw...
University of Illinois entomology professor and department head May Berenbaum conducted the study with research scientist Wenfu Mao and cell and developmental biology professor Mary Schuler.
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has selected Dr. Stephen Sligar as the winner for the Herbert A. Sober Lectureship. The award recognizes outstanding biochemical and molecular biological research, with particular emphasis on development of methods and techniques to aid in r...
Ann Zielinski, MCB’s Associate Director for Business Affairs, has been awarded the SPaRC Career Achievement Award.
Since 1997, Ann has administered the school’s grants and budget and has been an essential asset to the university’s research enterprise. Ann is also the grant manager for the department of Cell and Developmental Biology.