Recent Highlights

Study opens new door for ALS drug discovery

Study opens new door for ALS drug discovery

For the first time, scientists pin down the structure of toxic clumps of a protein associated with a large number of ALS cases, opening new avenues in the pursuit of drugs to stem the disease.

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2015 Newsletter

View our year in review with a special section highlighting Aziz Sancar's Nobel Prize.

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Grad student Andrew Monteith receives a 2016 GEAB Impact Award

Grad student Andrew Monteith receives a 2016 GEAB Impact Award

Sponsored by UNC-Chapel Hill Graduate School’s Graduate Education Advancement Board, the Impact Awards recognize graduate students whose research provides special benefits to the citizens of North Carolina. Congrats to Andrew!

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The Man Behind the Nobel Prize

The Man Behind the Nobel Prize

In this video, learn more about Aziz Sancar, the Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics and Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemisty for 2015.

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Motion Pictures of Micro Anatomy

Motion Pictures of Micro Anatomy

Qi Zhang, PhD earns a 2015 Jefferson-Pilot Award for his groundbreaking techniques that allow him to create videos of the tiniest bits of the stuff that make us human.

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Grad student Andrew Monteith receives his PhD

Grad student Andrew Monteith receives his PhD

Andrew successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on November 20, 2015.

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