Kimble Serves on Steering Committee of Rescuing Biomedical Research

Judith Kimble, a Vilas Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is working as a member of the Steering Committee for Rescuing Biomedical Research, a national effort to address “major problems” plaguing biomedical research. In 2014, four prominent policy leaders published a paper outlining systemic flaws in the biomedical …

IPiB Faculty Named Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

Peter Lewis, an assistant professor in the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry (BMC), has been named a Pew scholar in the biomedical sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts. Along with the Department of Biochemistry, BMC is part of the merged graduate program called the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB). Lewis is also part of the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery and researches epigenetics. …

IPiB Student-Faculty Liaison Committee Announces New Officers at Ice Cream Social

The Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) Student-Faculty Liaison Committee announced its officers for 2016-17 at their ice cream social on Wednesday, June 8. The committee serves as a connection between students and faculty to foster input and collaboration. “SFLC is really interested in fulfilling the needs of graduate students in IPiB,” says Kim Haupt, the outgoing chair and now …

Feyza Engin Earns Shaw Award

For her distinct and innovative molecular research, University of Wisconsin–Madison scientist Feyza Engin has earned a Shaw Scientist Award from the Greater Milwaukee Foundation. URL: http://news.wisc.edu/milwaukee-foundation-supports-early-career-facultys-innovative-research/