Recent News

Parise elected UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Chair
Leslie Parise, professor and chair of biochemistry and biophysics, has been elected to a three-year term as chair of the faculty beginning on July 1, 2017.
Grad student Mahmoud Shobair receives his PhD
Mahmoud successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on April 20, 2017.
Grad student Bradley Falk receives his PhD
Bradley successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on April 17, 2017.
April 7-19 Faculty Elections
The annual faculty elections will be held April 7-19, 2017. Electronic ballots will be sent by email to all members of the Voting Faculty.
McGinty Awarded 2017 Pew-Stewart and Searle Scholarships to Pursue Cancer Research
Robert McGinty, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in Pharmacy with a joint appointment in the department of biochemistry and biophysics has been selected as both a 2017 Searle and a Pew-Stewart Scholar. He is the first Searle Scholar named at the University of North Carolina in the past 10 years.
Parise Nominated as President-Elect of AMGDB
Congratulations to Leslie Parise, professor and chair of Biochemistry and Biophysics on her election as the new President of AMGDB to begin in January, 2018.
Grad student Benfeard Williams receives his PhD
Benfeard successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on March 24, 2017.
Department bids farewell to Amanda
After 9 years of dedicated service to the Department, Amanda will transition into a new position in the Office of Sponsored Research on March 27, 2017.
Welcome Megan DeMarco our new Pre-Award Grants Manager
Megan DeMarco, our new Pre-Award Grants Manager, is currently working on generating proposals with several Biochemistry & Biophysics faculty.
Leslie Parise and Lloyd Kramer vie for UNC Chair of Faculty
The Office of Faculty Governance at UNC is pleased to announce the 2017 Chair of the Faculty candidates: Leslie Parise and Lloyd Kramer. Voting takes place on April 7th!