Congratulations to Wolfgang Bergmeier, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics who has been awarded the 2016 ATVB Special Recognition Award in Thrombosis.
On Oct. 20, 2016, Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, 2015 Nobel Laureate, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, delivered the annual Norma Berryhill Distinguished Lecture.
Nobel Prize Winner Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD and Melina Kibbe, MD join only twelve current and former UNC School of Medicine faculty members in the prestigious National Academy of Medicine.
Renovion and EpiCypher, spinouts from the work of David Henke, MD, and Brian Strahl, PhD, respectively, were celebrated at the 2016 National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer’s University Startups Demo Day.
The American Cancer Society awards Greg Wang, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, a research scholar grant to study the role of PRC2 dysregulation in cancer.
From a new study published in Structure, researchers in the lab of Nikolay Dokholyan have discovered a way to protect neurons from toxic effects by countering the tendency of the protein SOD1 to clump in motor neurons.
UNC researchers help piece together how the key players in DNA methylation work together during gene regulation, a key finding needed to develop better therapies.
The state's highest civilian honor, the North Carolina Award, will be presented to six distinguished North Carolinians on Thursday, September 22. Congratulations to Drs. Aziz Sancar and Paul Modrich who are among the six honorees.
Congratulations to Biochemistry and Biophysics faculty Jean Cook who was promoted from associate professor to full professor effective August 1, 2016.
Dr. Henrik Dohlman, Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics and joint in Pharmacology has been named Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, effective Oct. 1, 2016.
Dr. Aziz Sancar, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics and 2015 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry earns the 2016 O. Max Gardner Award, the highest faculty honor awarded by the UNC Board of Govenors.
Findings from the lab of Dr. Richard Wolfenden, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics show that rates of spontaneous DNA mutation could have been 4,000 times higher than they are now, thanks to a hotter planet billions of years ago.