2012

Arrel Toews Elected as an Associate Fellow to UNC Academy of Educators

Arrel Toews Elected as an Associate Fellow to UNC Academy of Educators

Congratulations to Dr. Arrel Toews, a Research Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics for his election as an Associate Fellow to the UNC Academy of Educators.

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Charles Carter elected as 2012 AAAS Fellow

Charles Carter elected as 2012 AAAS Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Carter, Jr., Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who was elected as a 2012 AAAS fellow.

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Crews selected to serve on NIH Study Section

Crews selected to serve on NIH Study Section

Dr. Stephen T. Crews, Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the Neurogenesis and Cell Fate Study Section, Center for Scientific Review for the term beginning immediately and ending June 30, 2018. Members are selected on the basis of their demonstrated competence and achievement in their scientific discipline as evidenced by the quality of research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors.

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Dan Isom receives a URC research grant and James Moeser Award for Distinguished Research

Dan Isom receives a URC research grant and James Moeser Award for Distinguished Research

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Isom, Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who is the recipient of the University Research Council's 2012 James Moeser Award for Distinguished Research.

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DNA replication protein also has a role in mitosis, cancer

DNA replication protein also has a role in mitosis, cancer

Cook lab researchers publish a paper in Nature Cell Biology. The finding presents a possible explanation for why so many cancers possess not just genomic instability, but also more or less than the usual 46 DNA-containing chromosomes.

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Grad Students Edwards and Pollom receive the 2012 Diane Harris Leadership Award

Grad Students Edwards and Pollom receive the 2012 Diane Harris Leadership Award

Jonathan Edwards and Elizabeth Pollom have both been awarded the 2012 Diane Harris Leadership Award for their exemplary public service as doctoral students in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

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Jean Cook elected as a Fellow to UNC Academy of Educators

Jean Cook elected as a Fellow to UNC Academy of Educators

Congratulations to Dr. Jean Cook, Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who was recently elected as a Fellow to the 2012 UNC Academy of Educators in recognition of her outstanding teaching efforts at UNC-Chapel Hill.

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Julia Brittain Selected to the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Hematology

Julia Brittain Selected to the Editorial Board of the World Journal of Hematology

Congratulations to Dr. Julia Brittain, Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who was recently selected to the Editorial Board for the publication World Journal of Hematology.

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Lucia Stefanini receives a 2012 EHA-ISTH Joint Fellowship

Lucia Stefanini receives a 2012 EHA-ISTH Joint Fellowship

Congratulations to Lucia Stefanini, Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who is only the second recipient of an EHA-ISTH Joint Fellowship.

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Lucia Stefanini receives a URC research award

Lucia Stefanini receives a URC research award

Congratulations to Dr. Lucia Stefanini, Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who is a recipient of a University Research Council research grant award

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Lynn Ray selected as the 2012 UMA Manager of the Year

Lynn Ray selected as the 2012 UMA Manager of the Year

Congratulations to Lynn Ray who was selected as the 2012 Manager of the Year by the University Managers Association.

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Mary Napier receives a Massey Award for Distinguished Service

Mary Napier receives a Massey Award for Distinguished Service

Congratulations to Dr. Mary Napier, Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, who is a recipient of a 2012 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award.

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Newsletter 2012

Newsletter 2012

Learn about all the new people, accomplishments, and research and event highlights from this past year.

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Nikolay Dokholyan elected as a 2012 American Physical Society Fellow

Nikolay Dokholyan elected as a 2012 American Physical Society Fellow

Congratulations to Nikolay Dokholyan, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, for his election as a 2012 APS Fellow.

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Grad Student Onur Dagliyan and Alakananda Das awarded HHMI International Research Fellowships

Grad Student Onur Dagliyan and Alakananda Das awarded HHMI International Research Fellowships

Congratulations to Onur Dagliyan and Alka Das, graduate students of Biochemistry & Biophysics who are recipients of 2012 HHMI International Student Research Fellowships.

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Open for business: UNC High Throughput Peptide Synthesis and Array Facility

Open for business: UNC High Throughput Peptide Synthesis and Array Facility

Do you need peptides synthesized? Peptide antigens for antibody production? Or even specialized peptide libraries? -- The UNC High Throughput Peptide Synthesis and Array Facility can help!

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Rinku Majumder has the cover article in the October 2012 issue of ATVB

Rinku Majumder has the cover article in the October 2012 issue of ATVB

A schematic from Dr. Majumder's paper "Inhibition of Intrinsic Xase by Protein S - A Novel, Regulatory role of Protein S Independent of Activated Protein C" in the October 2012 issue of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology has been chosen as the cover image.

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Rinku Majumder receives a UNC Research Council Award

Rinku Majumder receives a UNC Research Council Award

Congratulations to Dr. Rinku Majumder, Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, who receives a UNC Junior Faculty Research Award.

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Saskia Neher selected as a 2012 Pew Scholar

Saskia Neher selected as a 2012 Pew Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Saskia Neher, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics who is the eleventh Pew Scholar recipient for UNC since the program began in 1985. She is one of 8 women among 22 awardees overall nationwide.

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Scientists in the Strahl lab find missing link between players in the epigenetic code

Scientists in the Strahl lab find missing link between players in the epigenetic code

Sept. 30, 2012 - New research from the Strahl lab has established the first link between the two most fundamental epigenetic tags -- histone modification and DNA methylation -- in humans.

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Secrets in the Salt - Jack Griffith filmed on NOVA's scienceNOW

Secrets in the Salt - Jack Griffith filmed on NOVA's scienceNOW

Congratulations to Dr. Jack Griffith, Distinguished Professor or Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry & Biophysics whose work was highlighted in a special NOVA scienceNOW video series (originally aired in July 2009).

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UNC team reports a novel DNA Damage-Dependent Tumor Suppressor

UNC team reports a novel DNA Damage-Dependent Tumor Suppressor

Life is full of choices, and even cells come to a fork in the road. They have to decide what to do about damage to their DNA: repair the damage, force the damaged cell to die, or allow the damage to transform the cell to a tumor cell. Read more on the work from the Xian Chen lab in the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics that was published in Cell Death & Disease.

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NEW COURSE for Spring 2013: Contemporary Topics in Cell Signaling

Each 1 credit module investigates principles and mechanisms of signal transduction and cell proliferation control with an emphasis on in-depth discussion of current literature and unanswered questions in the field.

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Three-dimensional RNA modeling opens scientific doors

Three-dimensional RNA modeling opens scientific doors

Dokholyan lab researchers publish a paper in the April 16, 2012 issue of Nature Methods demonstrating the structure and function of RNA molecules and paving the way to develop targets for new therapeutics.

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Shobhan Gaddameedhi receives a NC TraCS grant

Shobhan Gaddameedhi receives a NC TraCS grant

Dr. Shobhan Gaddameedhi, postdoctoral fellow in Aziz Sancar's lab, is one of six recipients of a NC TraCS $2K Pilot Program.

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Faculty Gwendolyn Sancar and Arrel Toews named 2012 first Teaching Champions

Faculty Gwendolyn Sancar and Arrel Toews named 2012 first Teaching Champions

Frank Church, PhD, Kurt Gilliland, PhD, Edward Kernick, DPM, Marianne Meeker, PhD, Gwendolyn Sancar, PhD, Sarah Street, PhD, and Arrel Toews, PhD were selected as the first cohort of teaching champions.

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