Department of Biochemistry
Oct. 6, 2016—The discoveries that can change the course of human health forever often begin in the tiniest places: in molecules and cells, at the most fundamental intersection of physics, chemistry and biology. Understanding how these cellular and molecular processes work is the focus of basic biomedical research at Vanderbilt.
Oct. 6, 2016—Melanie Ohi, who holds a primary appointment in the Department of Cell and Development Biology, presents the next "Frontiers in Biochemistry" seminar Oct. 21.
Sep. 15, 2016—A research team led by structural biologists from Vanderbilt University has come up with the first detailed molecular explanation for a factor that may contribute to the so-called cystic fibrosis (CF) “gender gap.”
Jul. 21, 2016—Neil Osheroff, Ph.D., has been named director of the Academy for Excellence in Education. He succeeds Lillian Nanney, Ph.D., who served as director since the Academy’s inception in 2007.
Feb. 19, 2016—Please join us as Dr. Benjamin F. Cravatt III of the Scripps Research Institute presents the inaugural Richard Armstrong Lecture Friday, Feb. 26, from noon to 1 p.m. in Light Hall, Room 214.
Feb. 11, 2016—One small chemical change to an existing antibacterial drug results in a compound that is more effective against its target enzyme in tuberculosis, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.