Biophysics and Chemistry Professor Chad Rienstra has been named a University Scholar for 2016-17. He is one of six who are being recognized for their "excellence in teaching, scholarship and service". Congratulations, Chad!
Biophysics Administrative Coordinator, Cindy Dodds, received the Graduate College 2016 Excellence Award for Graduate Contacts at the annual workshop on October 4, 2016.
Biophysics professors Chad Rienstra and Emad Tajkhorshid, along with colleague James Morrissey, are recipients of a 2016 NIH Director's Transformative Research Award for their work on cell membrane lipids. Congratulations!
Biophysics and Biochemistry Professor Emad Tajkhorshid has been selected to receive the 2016 MCB Faculty Excellence Award. This award "recognizes outstanding scholarship, teaching, leadership, and service." Emad has worked tirelessly behind the scenes on behalf of the Center over the past several years, while juggling his many other duties and responsibilities. Congratulations, Emad! This is a well deserved honor.
Congratulations to Biophysics graduate student Mrinal Shekhar, and his advisor, Emad Tajkhorshid, for their recent Nature publication on P2X receptors.