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Beyond the Lab: Steven Damo

Jun. 25, 2019—Curious about what biomedical PhDs do for their career? In the “Beyond the Lab” video series, the BRET Office of Career Development ASPIRE Program interviews Vanderbilt PhD and postdoctoral alumni from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine about their career path. This Beyond the Lab episode features Steven Damo, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department...

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Lauren Jackson presents MBTP/CSB Responsible Conduct in Research Seminar on 6/25/2019

Jun. 14, 2019—Lauren Parker Jackson, Biological Sciences, presents the RCR Special Session: “Avoiding & overcoming career-limiting moves” on Tuesday, June 25, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2019-06-25-Jackson-RCR

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Geena Ildefonso presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 6/18/2019

Jun. 14, 2019—Geena Ildefonso, of the Lopez Lab, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Modeling the Execution Modes of TNF𝜶-Induced Necroptosis” on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2019-06-18-Ildefonso

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Research Spotlight: Carlos Lopez and Tina Iverson

Feb. 7, 2019—CSB researchers Carlos Lopez, Biochemistry, and Tina Iverson, Pharmacology, with Vanderbilt faculty Vsevolod Gurevich, have proposed a “conveyor belt” mechanism to explain how scaffold proteins amplify signal cascades by exchanging active enzymes for inactive ones. Their findings were reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Ray Blind named to editorial position

Feb. 7, 2019—Ray Blind, Dept. of Medicine, Biochemistry and Pharmacology, has been named Jr. Associate Editor for the Journal of Lipid Research for 2019-2021.

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Hassane Mchaourab awarded IES Silver Medal

Feb. 7, 2019—Hassane Mchaourab, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, will receive the 2019 Silver Medal in Biology/Medicine from the International EPR (ESR) Society (IES) for significant contributions to the field of EPR/ESR Spectroscopy. He will receive the award at the 2019 EUROMAR/ISMAR joint conference in Berlin, where he will also be a plenary speaker.

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Caleigh Azumaya receives Karpay Award

Jan. 7, 2019—Congratulations to Caleigh Azumaya for being named the 2019 recipient of The Karpay Award in Structural Biology.  “I am flattered to receive the Karpay award,” Caleigh said. Caleigh joined the Nakagawa Lab in 2014 to learn more about glutamatergic signaling, biochemical and molecular biology and cryo-EM. Her main research interest focuses on the structure and...

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Stephanie Bamberger – Dissertation Defense

Nov. 1, 2018—Stephanie Bamberger, of the Stone Lab, presents: “Characterization of the 2,6-Diamino-4-hydroxy-N5-(methyl)-formamidopyrimidine DNA Lesion” on Thursday, November 15, at 10:00am in 415 Light Hall. Stephanie-Bamberger-Nov-15

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Terry Lybrand presents MBTP/CSB Seminar on 11/6/2018

Nov. 1, 2018—Dr. Terry Lybrand, Chemistry, presents the MBTP/CSB Seminar: “Water as an allosteric modulator: Are structural waters more than just ‘structural’ elements?” on Tuesday, November 6, at 12:20pm-1:10pm in 1220 MRB3. MBTP-CSB-2018-11-06-Lybrand

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Brian Bender – Dissertation Defense 11/1/2018

Nov. 1, 2018—Brian Bender, of the Meiler Lab, presents: “Knowledge-Based Modeling of G-Protein Coupled Receptors and their Binding Partners” on Thursday, November 1, at 1:00pm in 202 Light Hall. Dissertation-Defense-Flyer-Bender-Brian

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