Department of Biochemistry
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.
Jan. 14, 2016—Peter Agre, M.D., a Nobel laureate who advocates the use of medical science to advance international diplomacy, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture at 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, in room 208 Light Hall.
Dec. 31, 2015—Brandon Toyama, research associate at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, presents a biochemistry seminar Jan. 5.
Nov. 12, 2015—Vanderbilt investigators have generated a “parts list” for the molecular machinery that duplicates DNA each time a cell divides. The research has implications for cancer therapies that target components of this machinery.
Oct. 22, 2015—Walter Chazin, Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Center for Structural Biology, is a recipient of a 2016 Fellow of the Biophysical Society award.