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MCW Researcher Develops Breakthrough Protein Analysis to Enable Drug Discovery, Clinical Analyses
January 25, 2021
Published in Nature Methods, Dr. Jesse G. Meyer, a new professor in the Biochemistry Department, has developed a groundbreaking protein analysis technique that enables quantification of proteins in seconds instead of the usual tens of minutes or hours.
Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery leadership transition
January 21, 2021
Viktor Hraska, MD, PhD, will step down from his leadership roles with MCW and CW at the end of 2021. He will continue to work with the team in a nonclinical capacity from 2022-2024 when he intends to retire.
MCW Researchers Publish Mortalin/HSPA9 Targeting Study in Oncogene
January 8, 2021
Dr. Jong-In Park's lab in the Department of Biochemistry has published a study in Oncogene concerning Mortalin/HSPA9 targeting selectively induces KRAS tumor cell death by perturbing mitochondrial membrane permeability.
New Grant to be Used to Develop Innovative EPR Spectrometer Technologies for Biomedical Research
January 7, 2021
Candice Klug, PhD, James S. Hyde Professor of Biophysics and director of the National Biomedical EPR Center, and Michael Lerch, PhD, assistant professor of biophysics, were awarded a four-year, $1.56 million new R01 grant.
Dr. Jason W. Sidabras Joins Department of Biophysics Faculty
January 7, 2021
Jason W. Sidabras, PhD, has been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Biophysics.
MCW Researcher Contributes to Paper Published on Combination Therapy of Dabrafenib/Trametinib for Tumors w/ BRAFV600E Mutations
January 6, 2021
Early data suggested that responses to therapy may be histology dependent, because BRAF-mutated colorectal cancer demonstrated a relative resistance to therapy.
Web of Science | MCW Libraries Featured Resource
January 5, 2021
Learn more about new features in Web of Science. Web of Science is a platform consisting of several literature search databases designed to support scientific and scholarly research.
Two Biochemistry Researchers Receive 2020 Women in Science Awards
December 22, 2020
Please join us in congratulating the Biochemistry Recipients of 2020 MCW Women in Science Awards: Eugenia Wulff from the Olivier-Van Stichelen Lab, and Dr. Jennifer Stancill from the Corbett Lab.
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