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3 Wildcats Awarded 2021-22 Goldwater Scholarship

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 19, 2021) — The University of Kentucky Office of Nationally Competitive Awards has announced that three Wildcats — biology students Kayli Bolton, Zoe Hert and Carly Karrick — have been...

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Publications for the month of March 2021

The Department had seven publications listed in PubMed for the month of March 2021.1: Bondada V, Gal J, Mashburn C, Rodgers DW, Larochelle KE, Croall DE, Geddes JW. The C2 domain of calpain 5 contributes to...

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College of Medicine Departments Make Strides in 2020 Blue Ridge Rankings

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine would like to recognize and congratulate its departments that made it in the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) 2020 rankings.BRIMR rankings,...

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Publications for the month of February 2021

The Department had seven publications listed in PubMed for the month of February 2021.1: Hubbard WB, Banerjee M, Vekaria H, Prakhya KS, Joshi S, Wang QJ, Saatman KE, Whiteheart SW, Sullivan PG. Differential...

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BEAM: An Alliance Developing Therapies Targeting Brain Metabolism to Treat Disease

Brain metabolism is the process by which the brain converts nutrients into energy and small molecule signals. When there are breakdowns in brain metabolism, this can lead to serious neurological diseases...

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Posted - Feb 22Read More

'Behind the Blue': Rebecca Dutch Discusses Current Efforts in Fighting COVID-19

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2021) — Rebecca Dutch, chair of the University of Kentucky's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, continues to help lead researchers and faculty from multiple disciplines...

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Publications for the month of January 2021

The Department had eleven publications listed in PubMed for the month of January 2021.1: Stanback AE, Conroy LR, Young LEA, Hawkinson TR, Markussen KH, Clarke HA, Allison DB, Sun RC. Regional N-glycan and...

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Posted - Feb 8Read More

CURE Alliance: Paving the Way for Fighting COVID-19

In early 2020, shortly after SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, was first detected in Wuhan, China, the public learned of the virus’s devastating consequences and the dangers of its spread. But much...

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Posted - Feb 1Read More

Publications for the month of December 2020

The Department had eight publications listed in PubMed for the month of December 2020.1: Arenas A, Kuang L, Zhang J, Kingren MS, Zhu H. FUS regulates autophagy by mediating the transcription of genes critical...

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Publications for the month of November 2020

The Department had seven publications listed in PubMed for the month of November 2020.1: Guo W, Li K, Sun B, Xu D, Tong L, Yin H, Liao Y, Song H, Wang T, Jing B, Hu M, Liu S, Kuang Y, Ling J, Li Q, Wu Y, Wang...

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Publications for the month of October 2020

The Department had seven publications listed in PubMed for the month of October 2020.1: Thamban Chandrika N, Dennis EK, Brubaker KR, Kwiatkowski S, Watt DS, Garneau-Tsodikova S. Broad-Spectrum Antifungal...

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Posted - Nov 5Read More

Publications for the month of September 2020

The Department had ten publications listed in PubMed for the month of September 2020.1: Kinder JT, Moncman CL, Barrett C, Jin H, Kallewaard N, Dutch RE. Respiratory Syncytial Virus and Human Metapneumovirus...

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UK Researchers Identify COVID-19 Blood Clotting Cause

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 17, 2020) — A new University of Kentucky College of Medicine study may provide answers for why so many COVID-19 patients experience thrombosis, or the formation of blood clots that...

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Publications for the month of August 2020

The Department had ten publications listed in PubMed for the month of August 2020.1: Smeltzer S, Quadri Z, Miller A, Zamudio F, Hunter J, Stewart NJF, Saji S, Lee DC, Chaput D, Selenica MB. Hypusination of...

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Posted - Sep 8Read More

UK Researchers Awarded $1.1 Million Grant to Develop Metabolomics Data Analysis Tools

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 26, 2020) – The National Science Foundation recently awarded a three-year, $1,163,869 grant to the University of Kentucky to develop new state-of-the-art metabolomics data analysis tools...

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Posted - Aug 26Read More

SOPS, OTC Announce Winners of Postdoctoral Pitch Competition Sponsored by UKIC, VPR

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2020) — The University of Kentucky Society of Postdoctoral Scholars (SOPS) hosted their first Research Pitch Competition where 19 postdocs and fellows showcased their research with one...

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