Department of Biochemistry
Feb. 28, 2019—David Cortez and colleagues have discovered a new DNA repair mechanism.
Jan. 4, 2019—Craig Lindsley, co-director of the Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
Dec. 20, 2018—New Vanderbilt University biochemistry professor Houra Merrikh is working to defeat drug-resistant superbugs by blocking a molecule they need to mutate rapidly.
Oct. 25, 2018—Katherine Rothamel, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been selected as the 2017 Vanderbilt Prize Student Scholar.
Sep. 28, 2018—Biochemistry professor Richard Caprioli, director of the Mass Spectrometry Research Center, and Jeff Spraggins, research assistant professor of biochemistry, and their team will build a platform to molecularly characterize cells.
Sep. 4, 2018—The Department of Biochemistry will present the inaugural Richard Armstrong Mentoring Award to Dr. Neil Osheroff, the John Coniglio Chair and professor of biochemistry, from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in Light Hall, Room 214.
Aug. 29, 2018—A $1 million gift has established a new faculty chair within the School of Medicine’s Basic Sciences that is named in honor of the late biochemist Richard Armstrong.