Yeast Knockouts Peel Back Secrets of Cell Protein Function

Proteins are the hammers and tongs of life, with fundamental roles in most of what happens in biology. But biologists still don’t know what thousands of proteins do, and how their presence or absence affects the cell. The intellectual black hole extends to mitochondria, the cells’ energy machines, which falter in more than 150 diseases, …

2016 IPiB Retreat Brings Program Together for Research and Collaboration

The 2016 Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) Retreat brought new students together with current students, faculty, post doctoral scientists, and researchers to connect with each other both personally and about the research taking place in the program. The event was held Friday, Sept. 9 at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery and is put together by the program’s Student …