Center Director Satish Nair has been appointed to the I.C. Gunsalus Endowed Professorship in the College of LAS, for his "demonstrated high originality of thought, independence and impact in research, as well as a commitment to quality."
"This is LAS - A look at our year" features several Biophysics faculty members' achievements! See what some of our chemists have been up to this year.
Biophysics Professor Chad Rienstra has been elected 2016 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science for “distinguished contributions to the development of solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance for structural determination of large biomolecular assemblies relevant to human disease.”
Biophysics Professor Satish Nair and his colleagues at the Univeristy of Utah have found "a very efficient way of attaching lipids to peptides", making them more druglike. Their paper was published in PNAS.
Biophysics Professor Yi Lu is one of eight U of I researchers named to the 2016 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers list.
Biophysics Professor Hyunjoon Kong is recipient of a 2016 Distinguished Promotion Award. His promotion to full professor went into effect in August 2016.
The Biophysics program is accepting graduate student applications for Fa17 via Apply Yourself through December 16, 2016. On-campus interviews will be conducted March 9-10, 2017.
Biophysics Professor Klaus Schulten has passed away. He was an integral member of the computational biology program and was highly respected. For more information regarding his work please visit the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group.
Biophysics 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!