Recent News

Meet the new student representatives for 2014-2015
Amy Howard (biophysics student) has joined Cassandra Hayne (biochemistry student) as the new student representative for the department.
UNC Center for Structural Biology Names New Co-Directors
Michael Miley, PhD and Ashutosh Tripathy, PhD announced as the new co-directors for the UNC Center for Structural Biology (CSB). CSB has also launched a brand new website.
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.
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.
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.