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April 24, 2017
The Schumacher lab describe work revealing the first structures of the ParA Walker-box protein bound to nsDNA and its effector protein, ParB
The propagation of genetic material from one generation to the next, termed DNA segregation, is essential for all life and...
April 18, 2017
Time-Lapse Shows How Anticancer and Antiviral Drugs Get Into Cells
Time-Lapse Shows How Anticancer and Antiviral Drugs Get Into Cells. “Our study is the first to provide a visualization of...
January 23, 2017
Jane S. Richardson named a Fellow of the Biophysical Society.
Jane Richardson has been named one of seven 2017 Biophysical Society Fellows. Jane is being recognized for "her tremendous contributions...
January 12, 2017
Crystal structure of the MOP flippase MurJ in an inward-facing conformation.
The Duke University lab of Seok-Yong Lee, at Duke University School of Medicine have now provided the first close-up glimpse...
December 6, 2016
Congratulations to Laura Ganser!
Congratulations to Laura Ganser! Laura a fourth year Biochemistry graduate student in the Al-Hashimi laboratory has just been awarded an...
October 18, 2016
Kate Meyer is named a 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award Finalist.
Kate Meyer, who recently joined the Department of Biochemistry, was named the 2016 Blavatnik Regional Award Finalist. This award reflects...
September 24, 2016
Human NADPH-cytochrome P450 oxidoreductase (POR) gene mutations are associated with severe skeletal deformities and disordered steroidogenesis.
A current paper from Bettie Sue Masters demonstrates that, unlike previously described mutations, A287P causes POR deficiency disorder due to...
September 20, 2016
The Tao-Shih Hsieh, Ph.D. Memorial Lecture has been established by Dr. and Mrs. Y.T. Chen.
We are very pleased to announce that an endowed lectureship in honor of Dr. Tao-Shih Hsieh has been established by...
September 20, 2016
Yokoyama Lab paper published in Nature Chemical Biology.
Nikkomycins and polyoxins are antifungal peptidylnucleoside antibiotics active against human and plant pathogens. Here we report that during peptidylnucleoside biosynthesis...
September 14, 2016
Dr.s Tao Hsieh and Michael Been describe howTudor domain-containing protein 3 (TDRD3), a multidomain scaffold protein functions as an epigenetic reader on nuclear chromatin.
Tudor domain-containing protein 3 (TDRD3), a multidomain scaffold protein functions as an epigenetic reader on nuclear chromatin and binds with...