April 5, 2022
The CALS Awards recognize faculty and staff with different awards for their accomplishments and service to the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the University of Wisconsin–Madison. This year, biochemistry...
March 18, 2021
The Raman Laboratory Develops New Tool for Mapping Phage-bacterial Interactions
February 1, 2021
New Method for Splitting Proteins Could Lead to Safer and More Effective Bioengineered Systems
by Brian Sandalow
Advances in biotechnology and medicine are typically limited by the time, cost, and effort required...
January 28, 2020
Panel discusses benefits of biofuels over petroleum
by Rachel Clark
A major goal of the Great Lakes Biofuels used in industry have shown promising signs of advancement in bioproducts—The Wisconsin Energy Institute held...
May 9, 2019
NIH Director's blog focuses on our research
by Francis Collins
In 1953, Francis Crick famously told the surprised customers at the Eagle and Child pub in London that he and Jim Watson had discovered the secret of life. When NIH’s....
October 2, 2018
Raman wins NIH New Innovator Award
Biochemistry assistant professor Srivatsan “Vatsan” Raman has received a Director's New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The $2.2 million-grants fund high-risk...
May 31, 2016
Vatsan Raman earns Shaw Award
Vatsan Raman, a CALS assistant professor of biochemistry, is one of two University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists selected to receive a 2016 Shaw Scientist Award from the Greater Milwaukee...
October 14, 2021
Local changes, global effects: Unpacking action at a distance using computers, X-rays and classic biochemistry
March 11, 2021
Raman Lab receives support from NIH for bacteriophage therapy research
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded $2.5 million in grants to 12 institutes around the world to...
February 9, 2020
UW study in space explores new way to treat bacterial infections: phage therapy
by David Wahlberg
January 27, 2020
Bioenergy Advancements and Efforts At The GLBRC
Host Larry Meiller
We talk about what a biorefinery would look like and learn just how microbes can convert plant matter into products we use every day.
January 16, 2019
New Biosensor Highlights Best Biofuel-producing Microbes
by Max Witynski
A major goal of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center is to harness the power of microbes to create biofuels. But...
January 9, 2018
Raman names to Biochemistry Journal’s ‘Future of Biochemistry’ list
Assistant professor of biochemistry
Vatsan Raman was recently named to a list of 44 young researchers featured in Biochemistry’s “Future of Biochemistry” special issue.
January 9, 2018
Raman Lab wins Gates Grand Challenges Award
Bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics are one of the biggest problems facing public health today. About 800,000 children worldwide die before their fifth birthday from diarrheal diseases that evade treatment. The concentration...
April 15, 2021
Virus Engineering: ORACLE reveals a bright future to fight bacteria
February 1, 2021
Computation-Guided Design of Split Protein Systems for Controlling Cellular Function
by Jill Sakai
February 6, 2020
Wisconsin Experiment Heading To Space Could Someday Benefit Your Gut Health
by Chuck Quirmbach
January 24, 2020
NASA highlights Raman lab phage-bacterial experiments
Northrop Grumman is targeting Sunday, Feb. 9, at 5:39 p.m., for the launch of its Cygnus spacecraft on an Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on...
April 5, 2018
Delia Scoville wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
By Meghan Chua
Twenty-seven students from the University of Wisconsin–Madison have been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Raman Co-PI in UW2020 award on The Human Microbiome and Disease
The Human Microbiome in Health and Disease
We are not alone in the little universe we call our body; rather we share it with complex communities of...
February 11, 2016
Biosensors on demand
Biosensors are powerful tools in synthetic biology for engineering metabolic pathways or controlling synthetic and native genetic circuits in bacteria. Scientists have had difficulty developing a method to engineer "designer" biosensor proteinsl...