UW–Madison Biochemistry Graduate Studies Rank 8th in the Nation

University of Wisconsin–Madison graduate programs in biochemistry are once again ranked among the nation’s best in the 2019 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.” The university ranks 8th in the nation in the biochemistry specialty category under chemistry. The UW–Madison Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB) is the joint graduate program of the Department of Biochemistry in …

Amasino Honored with WARF Named Professorship

Biochemistry professor Richard Amasino has been awarded a Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) Named Professorship. Support for the award is provided by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE) with funding from WARF. “It’s an honor to be recognized with this award,” Amasino says. “Because it’s a university-wide award it is even more …

Romero Targets Wide-ranging Applications with Data-driven Protein Engineering

Proteins are an impressive bunch. Starting with amino acids as their basic building blocks, these complex molecules fold into intricate 3D structures and control just about every biological process that keeps us alive. Phil Romero wants to understand how proteins accomplish that job so that he can eventually apply their power to important problems in medicine, …