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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Chaney, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, who received the Academy of Educator's highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award for Medical Teaching.
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.
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.
Congratulations to Dr. Lucia Stefanini, Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who is a recipient of a University Research Council research grant award
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.
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.
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.
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!
Congratulations to Dr. Parise who will become an Associate Editor of Blood, a peer-reviewed journal published by the American Society of Hematology, effective January 2013 for a four-year term.