In a new pre-clinical study published today in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, researchers from the Parise lab show they can exploit cancer’s reliance on a particular protein to help fight triple negative breast cancer. They believe the protein could be a potential new drug target.
Congratulations to Mrinalini (Minu) for receiving a Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of NIH.
Researchers from the Parise lab participate in a campus-wide campaign that brings to attention the importance of lab safety.
The Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics holds a reception on August 11th to welcome in our new graduate students.
Congratulations to Stephani Page who received the 2014 Diane Harris Leadership Award for her exemplary public service as doctoral student in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.
Amy Howard (biophysics student) has joined Cassandra Hayne (biochemistry student) as the new student representative for the department.
Jon successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on July 1, 2014.
Ivan successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on June 23, 2014.
Learn more about our new entering class of students and help us welcome them to the department.
Congratulations to Karen Plevock, graduate student from Biochemistry and Biophysics, who partnered with Rebecca Adikes, Vincent Boudreau, and Carlos Patiño-Descovich (Biology Department UNC), and Kaelyn Sumigray (post-doctoral fellow in Cell Biology at Duke) for securing funding for the organization of The Triangle Cytoskeleton meeting.