Recent News

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.
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
Viva la futbol!
Dr. Aziz Sancar enjoying the games last week with several others.
Grants manager Rhonda receives a promotion
After 16 years of dedicated service to the Department, Rhonda is leaving for a promotion with OSR.
Alum News
Updates from our department alum
Grad Student Jon Leano receives his PhD
Jon successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on July 1, 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.