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Philpot lab publishes cover story in the journal Neuron

Philpot lab publishes cover story in the journal Neuron

October 2012 - A new activity-dependent role for the protein heavily implicated in autism, Neuroligin-1, identified

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New study from the Rawls lab shows gut microbes help the body extract more calories from food

In a study using zebrafish, Dr. John Rawls and colleagues reveal how microbes in the intestine aid the uptake of fats—and suggest how diet may influence our bodies’ microbial communities.

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Ken Jacobson awarded new funding from NIGMS and NSF

September 1, 2012 - Dr. Kenneth Jacobson awarded funding from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences and the National Science Foundation

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Imaging Study by Sulik and Colleagues Sheds New Light On Alcohol-Related Birth Defects

August 2012 – A collaborative research effort by scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Duke University, and University College of London in the UK, sheds new light on alcohol-related birth defects.

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Street advises first-year SOM students at the 2012 Whitehead Lecture and Awards

Sarah Street, PhD and assistant professor of cell and molecular physiology, speaks at the 2012 Whitehead Lecture and Awards.

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Dunleavey and Klein awarded Integrative Vascular Biology Training Program grants

July 2012 - Graduate students Jim Dunleavey and Klara Klein have been accepted into UNC's Integrative Vascular Biology Training Program.

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Sarah Wetzel awarded American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship

Sarah Wetzel awarded American Heart Association predoctoral fellowship

July 2012 - Graduate student Sarah Wetzel will receive a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to support her research in the Caron lab.

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Sarah Street honored as 2012 Whitehead Lecturer

Sarah Street honored as 2012 Whitehead Lecturer

July 2012 - Sarah Street has been selected by the medical student body to give the 2012 Whitehead Lecture.

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Summer undergraduate researchers join the department

June 2012 - Undergraduate students join department labs for summer research experience

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Caitlin Collins awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association

Caitlin Collins awarded a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association

June 2012 - Graduate student Caitlin Collins will receive two years of funding from the American Heart Association for her research in the Tzima lab.

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Deshmukh Lab Publishes in Molecular Cell about Stem Cells Primed for Rapid Death

June 2012 - Embryonic stem cells—those revered cells that give rise to every cell type in the body—just got another badge of honor. If they suffer damage that makes them a threat to the developing embryo, they swiftly fall on their swords for the greater good, according to a study published online May 3, 2012 in the journal Molecular Cell.

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Dunleavey wins poster award at UNC Lineberger Scientific Retreat

Dunleavey wins poster award at UNC Lineberger Scientific Retreat

May 2012 - Graduate student Jim Dunleavey wins first place award for his poster in the Basic Science category at this year's UNC Lineberger Cancer Center Scientific Retreat.

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