Findings from the lab of William Marzluff, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics provides insight into how genetic diseases, such as various cancers, develop in the body.
Congratulations to Ron Swanstrom, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics who was named the Charles J. Postelle Distinguished Professor effective March 1, 2014.
Congratulations to Nikolay Dokholyan, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics who was named a Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor effective March 1, 2014.
The paper titled "Mechanism of Photosignaling by Drosophila Cryptochrome: Role of the Redox Status of the Flavin Chromophore" appears in the February 21, 2014 print edition of The Journal of Biological Chemistry.
A team led by Cyrus Vaziri and William Janzen at UNC have received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for research that could help make chemotherapy drugs more effective.
Brian Strahl, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics is featured in a video about the history of epigenetics in GEN (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News). The video titled, Epigenetics: A Timeline, spans 130 years of research.
Congratulations to Wolfgang Bergmeier who received an AHA award to study the role of blood platelets in inflammation and injury.
Drs. Jan Hermans and Barry Lentz have published a new textbook that progressively builds a deep understanding of macromolecular behavior.
In a paper published by JACS, Qi Zhang, an assistant professor of biochemistry and biophysics and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and his team have revealed his newest weapon – a powerful technique to visualize the shape and motion of RNA at the atomic level using nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR).
Congratulations to Dr. Charlie Carter, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, whose publication in the September 13th issue of Journal of Biological Chemistry was selected as one of UNC School of Medicine's top ten stories of the year.
Congratulations to Dr. Wolfgang Bergmeier, Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics for receiving an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association for research on "The Platelet Signaling in Inflammation and Autoimmunity".
In keeping with last year's ranking, the Department continues to rank fourth among all Biochemistry departments in the US.