Benfeard successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on March 24, 2017.
Seth successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on March 17, 2017.
Biochemistry & Biophysics graduate student Cassandra Hayne, working with Saskia Neher, PhD, found that a specific mutated version of a lipoprotein binds more effectively to liver cells, thus explaining decreased levels of triglycerides in blood.
Congratulations to Wolfgang Bergmeier, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics who was just named as a new associate editor for the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis.
Congratulations to Qi Zhang, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics who received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF)!
Findings come from an advanced DNA sequencing application developed by the lab of University of North Carolina Nobel Laureate Aziz Sancar.
The Department continues to rank highly for NIH funding among all Biochemistry departments in the US. In 2016, the Department secured 14.96 million in federal funding and ranks 8th.
Congratulations to Gary Pielak, joint faculty of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and distinguished professor of Chemistry who received a UNC Lifetime Mentor Award!