Postdoc & Research Scholar News

Postdoc Yacine Boulaftali receives UNC Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence

Postdoc Yacine Boulaftali receives UNC Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Yacine Boulaftali in the Bergmeier lab who received a 2014 UNC Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence.

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Research Associate Sook-Kyung Lee awarded R21 grant from NIAID

Research Associate Sook-Kyung Lee awarded R21 grant from NIAID

Congratulations to Research Associate Sook-Kyung Lee from the Swanstrom Lab who received a R21 grant from National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Postdoc Thomas Freeman now a lecturer in UNC Chemistry

Postdoc Thomas Freeman now a lecturer in UNC Chemistry

Congratulations to Thomas Freeman on his new position as a lecturer with the UNC Chemistry Department

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Postdoc Dileep Varma accepts faculty position at Northwestern

Postdoc Dileep Varma accepts faculty position at Northwestern

Congratulations to Dr. Dileep Varma on his new tenure-track faculty position with the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

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Postdoc Shobhan Gaddameedhi accepts faculty position at Washington State

Postdoc Shobhan Gaddameedhi accepts faculty position at Washington State

Congratulatons to Dr. Shobhan Gaddameedhi on his new Assistant Professor position with the Department of Experimental and Systems Pharmacology at Washington State University.

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Joseph Pearson from the Crews lab publishes in Developmental Biology

Joseph Pearson from the Crews lab publishes in Developmental Biology

Congrats to Joseph Pearson for publishing a first author paper in Developmental Biology. His article "Enhancer diversity and the control of a simple pattern of Drosophila CNS midline cell expression" was available online ahead of print on May 20, 2014.

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Xiong lab publishes back to back articles in Molecular Cell

Xiong lab publishes back to back articles in Molecular Cell

Two studies from the Xiong lab (Li et al., 2014 and Yan et al., 2014) in Molecular Cell show that CUL7, OBSL1, and CCDC8, all mutated in 3M short stature syndrome, form a centrosomal complex that regulates CUL9 and its substrate Survivin to link mitosis to cell survival.

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UNC researchers pinpoint new role for enzyme in DNA repair, kidney cancer

UNC researchers pinpoint new role for enzyme in DNA repair, kidney cancer

The discovery, from the lab of Brian Strahl, PhD, offers insights for the creation of better, more targeted therapies for various forms of cancer.

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David Allison awarded a fellowship from Debbie's Dream Foundation

David Allison awarded a fellowship from Debbie's Dream Foundation

Congratulations to David Allison, postdoctoral fellow in the Greg Wang lab who is the recipient of a fellowship from Debbie's Dream Foundation.

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Rui Lu receives a Lymphoma Research Foundation Award

Rui Lu receives a Lymphoma Research Foundation Award

Congratulations to Rui Lu, postdoctoral fellow in the Greg Wang lab who is a recipient of a Lymphoma Research Foundation Award.

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