Holden Wins Prolific Author Award from Biochemistry Journal

With at least 20 articles published in the journal in the last five years, biochemistry professor Hazel Holden was named a selected highly prolific author by the journal Biochemistry. To mark the publication of the one-millionth article in its many journals, the American Chemical Society, which runs Biochemistry, has honored researchers in different categories. The Holden Laboratory studies the structures and …

Gut’s Microbial Community Shown to Influence Host Gene Expression

In our guts, and in the guts of all animals, resides a robust ecosystem of microbes known as the microbiome. Consisting of trillions of organisms — bacteria, fungi and viruses — the microbiome is essential for host health, providing important services ranging from nutrient processing to immune system development and maintenance. Now, in a study …

Two IPiB Faculty Named 2016 AAAS Fellows

Two Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) faculty members, have been elected 2016 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). They are two of five faculty from the University of Wisconsin–Madison named a Fellow this year. David Brow of the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry (BMC) has made contributions to the field of RNA biology, particularly in …