News: Accolades

Read the latest news from the Department of Molecular Biosciences.


Jason McLellan Named Finalist for Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists

June 2, 2022 by Kevin Vu

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

May 13, 2022 by Esther Robards-Forbes

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

April 14, 2022 by Esther R Robards-Forbes

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.

John Wallingford Headshot


Keiko Torii Receives Asahi Prize

January 4, 2022 by Christine S Sinatra

headshot of Keiko Torii


Texas Science Stories that Wowed Us in 2021

December 21, 2021 by Esther R Robards-Forbes

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A Celebration of Science and Health Heroes

November 15, 2021 by Christine S Sinatra

Night photo of the Little Field Fountain, a water feature with rearing horses in center of a round body of water the foreground and in the background the UT Tower lit with Orange lights