The Center for Structural Biology combines expertise with education and state-of-the-art instrumentation to support new, as well as, experienced scientists using biophysical methods in their research.

Structural biology is one of the pillars of basic biomedical research; it is indispensable for deciphering and controlling the molecular details of life processes and for understanding the differences between natural and diseased states. 

Six cores: one mission.

Complement your research. Define molecular mechanisms that underpin complex biological systems.

Expand into new science. Innovate with cutting-edge instrumentation, high-quality reagents and on-site experts.

Catalyze collaborations. Engage like-minded scientists; open to all. Any level of experience; academic and commercial. 

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We obtain on-going support from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center through the University Cancer Research Fund and the Cancer Center Support Grant. Consequently, publications supported by the UNC Center for Structural Biology must acknowledge NIH grant P30CA016086 and be submitted to PubMed Central in compliance with the NIH Public Access Policy.

Suggested acknowledgement: “This work was supported by the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health under award number P30CA016086. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.”