Recent News

Saskia Neher receives a grant from the American Heart Association
Congratulations to Dr. Saskia Neher, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics for receiving a beginning grant in aid from the American Heart Association.
Greg Wang selected as a Kimmel Scholar in cancer research.
Congratulations to Greg Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics for his selection as a 2014 Sidney Kimmel Foundation Scholar in cancer research.
Alum David Puett has published a new book on "Cancer Bioinformatics"
Dr. David Puett along with Drs. Ying Xu and Juan Cui have published a new book that provides a framework for computational researchers studying the basics of cancer through comparative analyses of online data.
Aravind Asokan receives a CNIHR award from the NIH
Congratulations to Aravind Asokan, Assistant Professor in Genetics and Joint in Biochemistry & Biophysics for receiving a Creative and Novel Ideas in HIV Research award from the NIH.
Greg Wang receives grant from Gabrielle's Angels
Greg Wang receives a grant from Gabrielle's Angels to study "Novel Approaches to Target PRC2 Enzymatic Complexes for the Treatment of Hematopoietic Malignancies"
Grad Student Justin Black named as a Graduate School Leadership Development Scholar
Congratulations to Justin Black who was named as a Graduate School Leadership Development Scholar by the UNC Graduate School.
Grad Student Cassandra Hayne receives a Merchant Scholarship Award
Congratulations to Cassandra Hayne who received a Merchant Scholarship Award from her alma mater, the University of Northern Iowa.
Brian Strahl Promoted to Full Professor
Congratulations to Dr. Brian Strahl who was promoted to full professor effective April 25, 2014.
Grad Student Yunus Annayev receives his PhD!
Yunus successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on April 17th, 2014
Greg Wang receives an ASH Scholar Award
Congratulations to Greg Wang, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics who is the recipient of an American Society of Hematology Scholar Award.