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Tag: Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

COVID-19: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

COVID-19: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

April 28, 2020

RNA research at the University of Rochester provides an important foundation for developing antiviral drugs, vaccines, and other therapeutics to disrupt the global spread of coronavirus.

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Two Rochester scientists earn national recognition for excellence in engineering

Two Rochester scientists earn national recognition for excellence in engineering

April 4, 2020

Faculty members Benjamin Miller and Marvin Doyley have been inducted as fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering.

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Unraveling RNA and stereotypes with Lynne Maquat

Unraveling RNA and stereotypes with Lynne Maquat

August 29, 2017

The Rochester biochemist is best known for unraveling RNA’s role in sickness and in health and for advocating for young women in the sciences.

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Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

Down to the wire for Team Meliora in $1M competition

August 10, 2017

The four 2017 graduates on Team Meliora are days away from learning if their project to build refugee housing from recycled plastic bricks will go from wildcard winner to finalist in the Hult Prize.

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Study points to new way to slow cancer cell growth

Study points to new way to slow cancer cell growth

May 25, 2017

Researchers from the Center for RNA Biology have identified a new way to potentially slow the fast-growing cells that characterize all types of cancer.

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Competition showcases beauty in engineering, science

Competition showcases beauty in engineering, science

May 5, 2017

“You can see the most incredible images in things you never would have thought of,” says Hajim School of Engineering dean Wendi Heinzelman describing the student artwork on display in the the annual Art of Science Competition.

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Maquat receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Science from International RNA Society

Maquat receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Science from International RNA Society

February 7, 2017

Lynne E. Maquat, the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, has spent her career unraveling what happens in our cells during disease.

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Scientist as storyteller

Scientist as storyteller

January 25, 2016

As a biophysics graduate student at Rochester, Karl Smith has been finding lots of ways to share his love of storytelling in venues old and new, from the “10 Cent Stories” he pounds out on a typewriter at the Rochester Public Market to his Rocket Radio Theater troupe.

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