Department of Biochemistry

News Highlights

July 2023, Congratulation to Vu Ngo on joining the lab as a research specialist.  

June 2023, Congratulations to the Liang Lab for being selected for a sub-award under UNAPP in collaboration with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) and Novartis. 

June 2023, Congratulation to Nicholas Keung on joining the lab as a research specialist. 

June 2023, Paper published. Congratulations to the Liang Lab for their publication in Microorganisms  titled In Silico Identification and In Vitro Validation of Repurposed Compounds Targeting the RSV Polymerase”. 

May 2023, Congratulations to Hyunjun (Max) Ahn for being accepted into Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine.

May 2023, Congratulations to Vu Ngo and Nicholas Keung on receiving Highest Honors on their theses defenses.

April 2023, Congratulations to Dylan Blohm for being accepted into the PhD Molecular Biology program at Princeton University, Program in Biomedical Sciences (PIBS) at the University of Michigan, and Emory’s BCDB Program.  

March 2023, New member joined. Sara Espinosa has recently joined us as a Research Specialist

January 2023, Paper published. Congratulation to Yungrong Gao et al. for their paper titled “Optimal Conditions for In Vitro Assembly of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Nucleocapsid-like Particles,” published by Viruses!

December 2022, Paper published. Congratulations to Dongdong Cao et al. for their paper titled “Analysis of Template Variations on RNA Synthesis by Respiratory Syncytial Virus Polymerase,” publishing by Viruses!


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Active Funding Support

  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences/National Institutes of Health (NIGMS/NIH)
  • National Institute on Aging/National Institutes of Health (NIA/NIH)
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases /National Institutes of Health (NIAID/NIH)
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • The Start-Up Fund, Emory University