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The department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics is committed to understanding the molecular mechanisms of metabolic diseases and cancer; developing novel strategies in biocatalysis and biotechnology; and advancing knowledge through structural biology and molecular biophysics. Please enjoy a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about BMBB.

Cycling Toward a Solution

CBS faculty Michael Smanski meets with cyclists participating in a cross-country ride to raise awareness and raise money for cancer research.
 
Michael Smanski with riders from Illini 4000

 

A Penchant for Patterns

Tim Griffin and colleagues are developing a “multiomic” platform to help cancer researchers identify meaningful mutations.
 
Tim Griffin
 

When things go right, protein production within cells operates like a well-oiled machine.

A Solar-Powered Solution for Bioremediation

A new paper from the Wackett and Aksan labs introduces innovative biotech for harnessing solar energy to clean up toxic waste.

Sometimes, humans create environmental messes that are so nasty, we just don’t know what to do. Emergent biotech developed at the University of Minnesota, however, is combining a few tricks from mother nature with sophisticated engineering approaches to help us clean up our act.

Solving the P Paradox

A group of researchers is working on a potentially game-changing approach to capturing and repurposing phosphate, a critical nutrient and notorious pollutant.
 

Bo Hu, Vanessa Pegos, Mikael Elias

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Planning to apply to graduate schools of biomedical sciences?

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Attend the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on July, 21, 2016.

The Biomed Virtual Grad Fair will allow you to have your admissions questions answered by representatives from graduate institutions from across the country.

2016 Biomed Virtual Graduate School Fair

Planning to apply to graduate schools of biomedical sciences?

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Attend the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on July, 21, 2016.

The Biomed Virtual Grad Fair will allow you to have your admissions questions answered by representatives from graduate institutions from across the country.

18th Annual Bollum Symposium

Therapeutic Proteins: A Protein Engineering Perspective
May 4, 2016 • 1-5 p.m. • 3-125 Mayo Building

Bollum Symposium 2016

Speakers

Jonathan Dordick, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Biomolecular engineering as an emerging paradigm for advancing medicine