John Cooper named Head of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics

John Cooper

John A. Cooper, MD​, PhD, has been named head of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. More…

Carl Frieden’s Portrait Unveiling

On June 5, 2015 the department held a Reception to unveil a portrait of Professor Carl Frieden. The reception was held to recognize Dr. Frieden’s accomplishments and service to our department, Washington University and the scientific community. More photos

Dr. Frieden is also featured in the Snapshots section of the June 15th issue of “The Record”. more photos

See, I like RNA!

rna with Tim lohman rev2

Tim Lohman spoke at a symposium honoring Pieter deHaseth on the occasion of Pieter’s retirement from Case Western Reserve University.

Left to right: David Auble (U. of Virginia), Pete von Hippel (U. of Oregon), Pieter, Pam Hershberger (Roswell Park Cancer Institute), TML.

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Research Awards
Weikai Li was selected to receive a new two year Grant in Aid Award from the American Heart Association for his research entitled "Mechanism of VKOR Function and Warfarin Inhibition".

Featured Publications
Liu, K.E. and Frazier, W.A. Phosphorylation of the BNIP3 C-Terminus Inhibits Mitochondrial Damage and Cell Death Without Blocking Autophagy. PLoS One 10:e0129667. (2015).