Faculty News

Jean Cook Receives 2010 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship

Jean Cook Receives 2010 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship

Congratulations to Dr. Jeanette Cook, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who received the 2010 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship in Academic Medicine.

Jean Cook Receives 2010 Jefferson-Pilot Fellowship - Read More…

Secrets in the Salt - Jack Griffith filmed on NOVA's scienceNOW

Secrets in the Salt - Jack Griffith filmed on NOVA's scienceNOW

Congratulations to Dr. Jack Griffith, Distinguished Professor or Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry & Biophysics whose work was highlighted in a special NOVA scienceNOW video series (originally aired in July 2009).

Secrets in the Salt - Jack Griffith filmed on NOVA's scienceNOW - Read More…

Looking at DNA through the Electron Microscope: the work of Jack Griffith

Looking at DNA through the Electron Microscope: the work of Jack Griffith

Congratulations to Dr. Jack Griffith, Distinguished Professor of Microbiology & Immunology and Biochemistry & Biophysics whose work was reprinted as a classic to commemorate the centennial of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Looking at DNA through the Electron Microscope: the work of Jack Griffith - Read More…

DNA Repair Mechanisms: the Work of Aziz Sancar

DNA Repair Mechanisms: the Work of Aziz Sancar

Congratulations to Dr. Aziz Sancar, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics whose work was reprinted as a classic to commemorate the centennial of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

DNA Repair Mechanisms: the Work of Aziz Sancar - Read More…

New paradigms in Ras research

New paradigms in Ras research

Ras is a family of genes encoding small GTPases involved in cellular signal transduction. If their signals are dysregulated, Ras proteins can cause cancer. Dr. Sharon Campbell explains her lab’s research into a novel mechanism for regulation of Ras proteins by reactive free radical species.

New paradigms in Ras research - Read More…

UNC scientists win $1.6 million stimulus award to accelerate decoding of human genome

UNC scientists win $1.6 million stimulus award to accelerate decoding of human genome

Thursday, October 15, 2009 — Dr. Xian Chen, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, who along with Dr. Morgan Giddings, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology have been awarded a $1.6 million 2-year “Grand Opportunities” (GO) grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute.

UNC scientists win $1.6 million stimulus award to accelerate decoding of human genome - Read More…

Arrel Toews invited as the 2009 Whitehead Lecturer

Dr. Arrel Toews, Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics receives the honor of giving this year's Richard H. Whitehead Lecture.

Arrel Toews invited as the 2009 Whitehead Lecturer - Read More…

Aziz Sancar receives 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Texas, Dallas

Aziz Sancar receives 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Texas, Dallas

Congratulations to Dr. Aziz Sancar, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, receives the highest honor bestowed upon alumni of the University of Texas, Dallas.

Aziz Sancar receives 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Texas, Dallas - Read More…

Yi Zhang named as Kenan Distinguished Professor

Yi Zhang named as Kenan Distinguished Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Yi Zhang who has been named a Kenan Distinguished Professor effective July 1, 2009

Yi Zhang named as Kenan Distinguished Professor - Read More…

Brian Strahl awarded the 2009 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize

Brian Strahl awarded the 2009 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Strahl, Associate Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, for receiving the 2009 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Award for Outstanding Artistic and Scholarly Achievement.

Brian Strahl awarded the 2009 Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize - Read More…

UNC study identifies genetic cause of most common form of breast cancer

UNC study identifies genetic cause of most common form of breast cancer

Monday, May 11, 2009 — Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that defects in one tumor-suppressor gene, called p18, may override the rest, eventually leading to cancer.

UNC study identifies genetic cause of most common form of breast cancer - Read More…

Arrel Toews receives 2009 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Arrel Toews receives 2009 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Congratulations to Arrel Toews, Research Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics for winning the Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, the highest campus-based recognition for teaching undergraduates.

Arrel Toews receives 2009 Tanner Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching - Read More…