Recent News

NIH and UNC Researchers Define Role of Protein Vinculin in Cell Movement
Researchers at UNC and NIH have defined the role of the protein vinculin in enabling cell movement in a paper published in the JCB,
Rothbart receives a 2013 Postdoctoral Award for Research Excellence
Congratulations to Dr. Rothbart, postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Brian Strahl, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, who received a 2013 Postdoctoral Award for Excellence in Research at UNC.
When science becomes personal: a role for personal life in advocacy
Learn more about Stephani Page, Biochemistry and Biophysics graduate student, via Nature blog's Soapbox Science as she speaks out about her experiences and the importance of science advocacy.
Grad Students Jamie Campbell and Keith Miller receive the 2013 Diane Harris Leadership Award
Jamie Campbell and Keith Miller have both been awarded the 2013 Diane Harris Leadership Award for their exemplary public service as doctoral students in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.
Gaddameedhi receives a 2013 Postdoctoral Award for Excellence in Research
Congratulations to Dr. Gaddameedhi, postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Aziz Sancar, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, who received the 2013 Postdoctoral Award for Excellence in Research at UNC.
Bergmeier receives the BACH Investigator Recognition Award from ISTH
Dr. Wolfgang Bergmeier is the recipient of the Investigator Recognition Award at the 16th Biennial Awards for Contributions to Haemostasis (BACH) from the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH).
Parise elected as the Federal Issues Subcommittee chair for the PAAC of ASBMB
Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Parise, Professor and Chair of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who has been elected as chair of the Federal Issues Subcommittee of Public Affairs Advisory Committee for ASBMB.
Grad Student Justin Black awarded an AHA Predoctoral Fellowship
Congratulations to Justin Black, graduate student of Biochemistry and Biophysics, who was awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship by the American Heart Association!
Researchers in the Strahl lab identify another piece of the "histone code" puzzle
New research from the lab of Dr. Brian Strahl, associate professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, has shown how a protein called UHRF1 “reads” the histone code in a specific way to perform an important cellular function.
Dohlman selected as JBC associate editor
Congratulations to Dr. Henrik Dohlman who will become an Associate Editor of Journal of Biological Chemistry, a peer-reviewed journal, effective July 2013 for a five-year term.