Recent News

Protein controls blood vessel formation, offers new drug target
December 2007 News Release: After an injury, the body grows new blood vessels to repair damaged tissue. But sometimes too much growth causes problems, as when new blood vessels in the eyes leak, causing diabetic retinopathy and blindness if not treated.
Leslie Parise Elected as an AAAS Fellow
Congratulations to Dr. Leslie Parise, a Professor & Chair of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who was elected as a 2007 AAAS fellow.
Henrik Dohlman Selected as Member for NIH Study Section
Dr. Henrik Dohlman, a Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, has accepted an invitation to serve as a member of the Molecular & Integrative Signal Transduction Study Section with the NIH's Center for Scientific Review for a term beginning in August 2007 thru June 2009.
Arrel Toews Elected as an Associate Fellow to UNC Academy of Educators
Congratulations to Dr. Arrel Toews, a Research Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics for his election as an Associate Fellow to the UNC Academy of Educators.
Ramsden Awarded 2006 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar Award
Congratulations to Dr. Dale Ramsden, a Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who has been awarded the 2006 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar Award.
Parise Appoined as the Chair of Biochemistry & Biophysics
Dr. Leslie V. Parise, PhD has been appointed Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics effective September 2006.
Barry Lentz Elected as President of the Biophysical Society
Congratulations to Dr. Barry Lentz, a Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who becomes effective 2006 the new President of the Biophysical Society.
Dokholyan Awarded Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award
Dr. Nikolay Dokholyan, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, has been awarded a Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award as well as a research grant from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
White House To Honor UNC-SOM Scientist for Early Career Achievement
Dr. Brian Strahl, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics will attend a White House ceremony in honor of his selection for the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Kuhlman Earns Searle Scholar Award, Sloan Research Fellow Award, and Beckman Young Investigator Award
Brian Kuhlman, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, has been simultaneously honored with the prestigious Searle Scholar Award, the Sloan Research Fellow Award, and the Beckman Young Investigator Award.