News: Accolades


Torii Awarded a Bateson Named Lectureship from John Innes Centre, UK

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McLellan Wins Major Awards from Welch Foundation, National Academy

Jason McLellan, a structural biologist at The University of Texas at Austin, has won two highly prestigious awards—the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Award in...

Jason McLellan wearing a white lab coat standing in front of the cryo-electron microscope at The University of Texas at Austin.


Dan Dickinson Paper Selected as Top 5 of the Year

The paper from late 2021, titled 'Rapid extraction and kinetic analysis of protein complexes from single cells,' was selected for the honor by editors of Biophysical...

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Students Win Big at International Synthetic Biology Competition

A team of 12 undergraduate students at UT Austin received top awards at the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Competition, including placing in the...



2022 CNS Teaching Excellence Award

Congratulations Johann Eberhart, Awarded a 2022 CNS Teaching Excellence Award

Johann Eberhart


William H. Tonn Professorial Fund Fellow

Congratulations Lulu Cambronne, William H. Tonn Professorial Fund Fellow

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Jason McLellan Named Finalist for Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists

University of Texas at Austin molecular biosciences professor Jason McLellan was selected as a finalist for the 2022 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists.

Jason McLellan in Sauer Structural Biology Lab working wit a cryo-EM machine


Lauren Ehrlich Named among The Alcalde’s Texas 10

Lauren Ehrlich, associate professor of molecular biosciences, has been named one of the Texas 10 by The Alcalde, the University of Texas at Austin alumni magazine.

Lauren Ehrlich


UT Biologist Awarded Prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship

John Wallingford, professor of molecular biosciences at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a fellowship by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.

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