The Department of Biochemistry

Presents the Inaugural

Tao-Shih Hsieh Memorial Lecture






James C. Wang, Ph.D.
Mallinckrodt Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, emeritus
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University

Footnotes and Conjectures in Topoisomerase Studies: In memory of Dr. Tao-Shih Hsieh


​Friday, September 22, 2017
12:00 pm
103 Bryan Research Auditorium


Paul Modrich Shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry

October 7, 2015 - The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced today that Paul Modrich, Professor of Biochemistry at Duke University, Tomas Lindahl of the Francis Crick Institute and Clare Hall Laboratory in the UK, and Aziz Sancar of University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, are the recipients of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for mechanistic studies of DNA repair.

Robert Lefkowitz Shares Nobel Prize in Chemistry

​Robert J. Lefkowitz MD, a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and Professor of Biochemistry who has spent his entire 39-year research career at the Duke University Medical Center, is sharing the 2012 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Brian K. Kobilka of Stanford University School of Medicine, who was a post-doctoral fellow in Lefkowitz's lab in the 1980s.  Photo by Duke University Photography


Studies on a Francisella tularensis transcription factor-nucleotide complex reveal underpinnings of virulence. ( Link1 ) ( Link2 )
O‐GlcNAcylation is an essential, nutrient‐sensitive post‐translational modification, but its biochemical and phenotypic effects remain incompletely understood. To address this question,...
The Yang lab discovered a new ion conductance that is important for cerebellar motor learning Inferior olivary (IO) neurons in...
Congratulations to Dr. Allison Stelling! Allison a postdoctoral fellow in the Al-Hashimi laboratory has just been awarded an NIH Postdoctoral...


September 28, 2017 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Nanaline Duke 147
Kevin Wood, Ph.D.
September 29, 2017 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Nanaline Duke 147
Anthony Vecchiarelli, PhD, University of Michigan
September 29, 2017 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Biological Sciences 111
Professor Qiu Wang (Duke University, Department of Chemistry)
October 3, 2017 - 11:40 am to 1:10 pm
French Family Science Center 2237
Professor Michael Pollastri (Northeastern University, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology)