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Hey, I can't remember my mentor's name! - check out the mentor pics (LINK To Be Updated)


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Aspire Awards 2017

Buy a Lab Notebook:

  • Blueline notebooks (A9Q or A9, with or without grids, 192 pages costs $5.95) from the COOP
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A note about turning In Assignments:

Title your filename appropriately – using the standard format that we have been using.
  • UTEID_Name_Date_AssignmentName.doc
  • Convert your document to a PDF

PAI 2.14 wet lab
PAI 3.04H Dr. B's office
WEL 2.128 (and maybe WEL 2.144) computer lab
Painter 1st floor - ice room, autoclave, big centrifuge
Biotech lab - WEL 3.270
Fast lab - BME 6th floor
Chemistry Storeroom - WEL 1st floor (basement) - supplies and dry ice
Chemistry Electronics Shop - WEL 2nd floor (near computer lab)
BioScience Storeroom - NHB 1.502 - supplies
  • NHB glassware shop - next to BioSci storeroom
ICMB Core Facilities:
  • DNA Sequencing Facility (DASF) - MBB 1.426
  • ICMB Storeroom - MBB 1.426K (separate room for turning in invoice and for picking up items)
    • Can only pick up items from 9-12 AM and 2-5 PM

Things to Keep in Mind

Wikispaces does not like it when you have more than 3 windows open at a time! It be slow.
Store reagents at the proper temperature & in the right location (e.g. correct freezer box)
Label all reagents (tubes, boxes, liguids, powders) with VDS and Date (also include your initials if it is yours)
Write down everything that you do in lab into your lab notebook
Clean your area when done and return reagents and materials to their 'homes


Hmmm .... Science is hard.,1405/

For students that are interested to join the MBS club--this is a UT student affiliate of ASBMB. (American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology)

Lab Report for Beer's Law Postponed until Wednesday at Midnight (Feb 13th) for All


Top Pharmaceuticals Posters:

Disease Focused Pharmaceuticals Poster:

Biochemistry News - Chemistry News

    Nature Reviews Drug Discovery - Issue - science feeds
    • FDA approves first-in-class cancer metabolism drug Aug 31, 2017
      The FDA approved Agios' and Celgene's enasidenib for acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), validating metabolism-modulating drugs as a means of killing cancer cells.Enasidenib (formerly AG-221) is a first-in-class inhibitor of mutated isocitrate dehydrog...
    • Synthetic lethality screens point the way to new cancer drug targets Aug 31, 2017
      A resurgence in synthetic lethality screening, enabled by CRISPR gene editing, is unlocking targeted drugs for patients with cancerous loss-of-function mutations.
    • FDA rejects first-in-class osteoporosis drug Aug 31, 2017
      The FDA rejected Amgen's and UCB's romosozumab, an anti-sclerostin monoclonal antibody that the firms are developing for the treatment of osteoporosis. The rejection followed on the heels of a cardiovascular safety signal that the companies report...
    • FDA OKs first in vitro route to expanded approval Aug 31, 2017
      In vitro data can be used to accelerate the approval of drugs that target specific disease-causing mutations for additional subpopulations of patients with rare diseases such as cystic fibrosis.
    • Diabetes drug shows promise in Parkinson disease Aug 31, 2017
      There are no approved disease-modifying drugs for Parkinson disease, a neurodegenerative condition that affects 2–3% of people aged ≥65 years. Accumulating evidence suggests that GLP1 receptor agonists — incretin mimetics that researchers first de...

    ScienceDirect Publication: Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry

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