Faculty News

UNC Center for Structural Biology Names New Co-Directors

UNC Center for Structural Biology Names New Co-Directors

Michael Miley, PhD and Ashutosh Tripathy, PhD announced as the new co-directors for the UNC Center for Structural Biology (CSB). CSB has also launched a brand new website.

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Sharon Campbell receives Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award

Sharon Campbell receives Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award

Congratulations to Dr. Sharon Campbell, Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who is the recipient of the 2014 Hyman L. Battle Distinguished Cancer Research Award.

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Viva la futbol!

Viva la futbol!

Dr. Aziz Sancar enjoying the games last week with several others.

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Silvia Ramos joins the Department

Silvia Ramos joins the Department

We welcome Dr. Silvia Ramos who has just joined the lab of Dr. Bill Marzluff and thus is a new research faculty member in the Department.

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EpiCypher co-founded by Brian Strahl is moving to Chapel Hill

EpiCypher co-founded by Brian Strahl is moving to Chapel Hill

Drs. Brian Strahl, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UNC-Chapel Hill along with Or Gozani, Associate Professor at Stanford, and Mark Bedford, Professor of Molecular Carcinogenesis at the University of Texas are the scientific founders of EpiCypher, a company that develops and manufactures novel products and tools for epigenetics and chromatin biology research. As of earlier this month, the operations have been moved from Texas to UNC-Chapel Hill campus.

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Dohlman lab publishes in Molecular Cell

Dohlman lab publishes in Molecular Cell

In the June 19, 2014 edition of Molecular Cell, the Dohlman lab publishes a paper "Cellular Noise Suppression by the Regulator of G Protein Signaling Sst2."

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Brian Strahl receives NIH and NSF grants to study gene expression.

Brian Strahl receives NIH and NSF grants to study gene expression.

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Strahl, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics for receiving grants from the NIH and NSF

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UNC researchers develop insights into protein linked to cell movement

UNC researchers develop insights into protein linked to cell movement

Campbell Lab published an article in Structure that proposes a new model for understanding how these proteins bind together to facilitate cell movement.

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Saskia Neher receives a grant from the American Heart Association

Saskia Neher receives a grant from the American Heart Association

Congratulations to Dr. Saskia Neher, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics for receiving a beginning grant in aid from the American Heart Association.

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Greg Wang selected as a Kimmel Scholar in cancer research.

Greg Wang selected as a Kimmel Scholar in cancer research.

Congratulations to Greg Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics for his selection as a 2014 Sidney Kimmel Foundation Scholar in cancer research.

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Aravind Asokan receives a CNIHR award from the NIH

Aravind Asokan receives a CNIHR award from the NIH

Congratulations to Aravind Asokan, Assistant Professor in Genetics and Joint in Biochemistry & Biophysics for receiving a Creative and Novel Ideas in HIV Research award from the NIH.

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Greg Wang receives grant from Gabrielle's Angels

Greg Wang receives grant from Gabrielle's Angels

Greg Wang receives a grant from Gabrielle's Angels to study "Novel Approaches to Target PRC2 Enzymatic Complexes for the Treatment of Hematopoietic Malignancies"

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