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Lowell Miller Chair

$1.1 million gift funds new Biochemistry faculty chair

Lowell Miller, Kansas City, has made an estate commitment of $1.1 million to the University of Missouri Department of Biochemistry.

IPG in the Spotlight

Interdisciplinary Plant Group members recognized by American Society of Plant Biologists

The American Society of Plant Biologists recently honored two members of the Interdisciplinary Plant Group (IPG).

Helping Students Succeed

Chris Lee wins MU Faculty Achievement Award in Diversity

Chris Lee, assistant professor and undergraduate adviser in the Department of Biochemistry, was one of three faculty members awarded the 2014 MU Faculty Achievement Award in Diversity by the MU Division of Student Affairs.

Athletics and Academics

An inside look at how student athletes balance their time at MU

Whether cheering for them on the field or helping them succeed in the classroom, MU’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources is there for its student athletes. “We are proud to support more than 70 student athletes in CAFNR,” said Bryan Garton, Associate Dean and Director of Academic Programs. CAFNR has 32 student athletes from eight different sports. The School…

Science Via Robot

Mizzou operates a synchrotron half a continent away

To speed structural biology experiments, Mizzou researchers ship samples of protein crystals to California for testing. The researchers then conduct their studies from their office workstations, manipulating a robot that does the experiment in another time zone.

Shining a Light

Grace Sun's Biochemistry colleagues honor her with a symposium

Grace Sun, professor of Biochemistry at the University of Missouri, will be honored by her neuroscience colleagues with a scientific symposium on the Mizzou campus in June.

Faster Drug Therapies

May the Force Microscopy Be With You

Researchers at the University of Missouri have developed a three-dimensional microscope that could help pharmaceutical companies bring drugs to market faster.

Natural Meth Block

Resveratrol may block effects of a highly addictive drug

A collaborative MU team shows resveratrol supplements may block the effects of the highly addictive drug methamphetamine.

Another Curators’ Award

Judy Wall is Biochemistry's second Curators' Professor

Judy Wall, professor of Biochemistry, was named a 2013 Curators’ Professor, the University’s highest and most prestigious rank.

Ribosome Cowboy

Peter Cornish recognized as Scientist to Watch

Peter Cornish of Biochemistry was featured in the Scientist magazine as a “Scientist to Watch.”