April 2013 Graduate Student News
Justin Harper received an NIH research award, Alicia Jones and Kim Gonzalez are 2013 NSF graduate research fellowship recipients, and Thomas Clements received an NSF Honorable Mention. »
April 2013 BCB Undergraduate Achievements and Events
The Rice Undergraduate Research Symposium was held April 12, and a BCB major was announced a Goldwater Scholar this month as well. »
2013 Natural Science Faculty Awards Reception
The 2013 Natural Science Ice Cream Social was held Friday, April 19 to recognize this year's faculty awards. Follow this link for a listing of some of the BCB faculty awards from the 2012-2013 academic year. »
In memoriam: Dr. James B. Walker
Dr. James B. Walker died April 9th at the age of 90. The James B. Walker Award was established in his honor to benefit our undergraduates. Donations to the James B. Walker Award Fund in remembrance of Dr. Walker can be sent to Sandy Saunders, Rice University, Biochemistry & Cell Biology, P.O. Box 1892, MS-140, Houston, TX, 77251-1892. His complete obituary follows. »
Danielle Goodspeed article wins PNAS Cozzarelli Prize.
A paper by Danielle Goodspeed, E. Wassim Chehab, Amelia Min-Venditti, Janet Braam, and Michael F. Covington receives the Class VI (Applied Biological, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences) PNAS Cozzarelli Prize. »
BCB Graduate Student Kim Gonzalez has been selected by the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.
Kim Gonzalez has been selected to attend the 63rd Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Germany this summer. 37 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry will meet outstanding young researchers from all over the world in Lindau to exchange knowledge and ideas, to share their enthusiasm for science and to establish new contacts. »
BCB doctoral alumna Emily Scott is featured in The Scientist.
Emily Scott is called an Enzyme Explorer by The Scientist in a recent article on her research accomplishments as an Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Kansas. »
BCB Faculty part of team awarded Faculty Initiative Funds.
Caroline Masiello (Earth Science) heads a team of scientists working to transform plant biomass into charcoal and add the biochar to the soil to help remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. BCB investigators participating are Jonathan Silberg and Dan Wagner. »