News Archive – 2005
Researchers seeking alternative to surgery for brain cancers
Dave Kranz and colleagues won a $450,000 grant from the James S. McDonnell Foundation to study immunotherapies as a safe alternative to surgery for brain cancer.
October 10, 2005
Molecular research suggests shift needed in how some drugs are created
Michael V. Lasker, an M.D./Ph.D. student at the U of I's College of Medicine in Urbana, and Satish Nair, department of biochemistry, used x-ray crystallography to determine the structure of mouse interleukin-1 receptor-associataed kinase-4 (IRAK-4).
October 04, 2005
The biochemistry department welcomes Susan Martinis
Dr. Martinis earned her Ph.D. at the University of Illinois and completed postdoctoral research at M.I.T.
June 01, 2005