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Campbell receives Liebscher Distinguished Professorship
Congratulations to Sharon Campbell who has been appointed the Gary F. Liebscher Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, effective November 1.
Dokholyan Meets with President of Armenia
Nikolay Dokholyan, Ph.D. from Biochemistry/Biophysics and Alexander "Sasha" Kabanov, Ph.D. from Pharmacology met with the President of Armenia on Nov. 8, 2017.
Halloween 2017 - special thanks to...
Thanks to students Hanna Trzeciakiewicz (Cohen Lab) and Aaztli Coria (Laederach Lab) and office staff Jamie DeSoto, Lynn Ray, and Susan Sarvis for organizing a fun Halloween party. Prizes for best individual costume went to Dr. Edward Moreira Bahnson with the white skeleton face and bow tie. Best group costume went to the Parise Lab with the mice costumes. Winner of the Pumpkin weight contest went to Bobby Lee (Bergmeier Lab). Actual weight was 33 pounds. Winner of the Candy Corn Count went to Aleksandra Skrajna (McGinty Lab). Actual count was 1340 candy corns.
Welcome Anita Jackson, MD, MPH to the department!
Anita Jackson, MD, MPH is our new Development Officer
Parise helps bring Nobel Prize winning CryoEM technology to UNC and RTP
Leslie Parise has been working for years to bring the technology that won a Nobel Prize. "We are going from nothing to three instruments."
Grad Student Cassandra Hayne receives her PhD!
Hayne successfully defended her dissertation and received her PhD on August 31, 2017.
The Science of Fluoride Flipping
Zhang lab develops a new imaging technique helps UNC researchers study tiny, time-sensitive biological processes – the crucial underpinnings of human health and disease.
Changes to School of Medicine VPN Access
Beginning on Monday, September 18, 2-Step Verification will be required to utilize the UNC School of Medicine Campus VPN to access resources from off-campus locations. The Cisco VPN Client is typically used when off campus to access shared network resources such as the J: drive, and on-campus printers, as well as connecting to your office desktop using the Remote Desktop Connection. Read more for information on registering for 2-Step Verification (Duo).
Solar Eclipse Viewing Party
The Biochemistry and Biophysics department gathered together to view the solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 with cereal box projectors and protective eclipse glasses. The moon blotted out 93% of the sun. Monday's eclipse was the first one since 1918 that traveled across the United States.
Bergmeier Blood Advances cover
Blood Advances From the cover. Bergmeier lab image has been selected for the cover of Blood Advances 1:18 issue.