Faculty Lead, Collaborate on Numerous UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative Projects

Numerous faculty members of the Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) are leading or collaborating on multiple projects that recently earned UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative awards. The recent awards represent the third round of UW2020 funded projects since the initiative was launched last year. The goal of UW2020 is to stimulate and support cutting edge, highly innovative, and …

Biochemistry’s Pagliarini Earns Distinguished Early Career Honor from Protein Society

Dave Pagliarini, associate professor of biochemistry and lead investigator of metabolism for the Morgridge Institute for Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is being recognized for major early-career achievement by The Protein Society. Pagliarini will receive one of the society’s eight distinct achievement awards during its 31st Annual Symposium in Montreal in July. The Protein Society is the premier international organization dedicated …

Bacterial Supermachine Reveals Streamlined Protein Assembly Line

There are many processes that take place in cells that are essential for life. Two of these, transcription and translation, allow the genetic information stored in DNA to be deciphered into the proteins that form all living things, from bacteria to humans to plants. Scientists have known for half a century that these two processes …

Keck Recognized with Kellett Mid-Career Award

Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) faculty member James Keck recently won a Kellett Mid-Career Awards. Hailing from the Department of Biomolecular Chemistry, he was one of 11 faculty members at the Univeristy of Wisconsin Madison to earn the award. The Kellett awards recognize outstanding faculty seven to 20 years past their first promotion to a tenured position. …