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.

Charles Carter elected as 2012 AAAS Fellow
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Charles Carter, Jr., PhD

Dr. Charles Carter, Jr. is a Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics . The Carter lab uses structural, bioinformatic, molecular genetic, and biophysical techniques to strengthen and deepen understanding of the mechanistic basis and historical origins of enzyme catalysis. Dr. Carter is awarded distinction as an AAAS fellow for his distinguished experimental and theoretical contributions to the fields of structural molecular biology and the evolution of enzymes, and for services to the American Crystallographic Association.

Election as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.  At the 2012 AAAS Fellows induction ceremony on February 16, 2013 (held in Boston, Massachussetts), Dr. Carter will be presented with his Fellowship Rosette and Certificate.

Learn more: Carter Lab

 


UNC School of Medicine News Release:
http://news.unchealthcare.org/news/2012/november/four-aaas-2012-fellows-among-unc-school-of-medicine-faculty

UNC News Release:
http://uncnews.unc.edu/content/view/5738/74/

AAAS Fellows News Release:
http://www.aaas.org/aboutaaas/fellows/2012.shtml