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UNC researchers engineer 'protein switch' to dissect role of cancer’s key players

UNC researchers engineer 'protein switch' to dissect role of cancer’s key players

In the first application of this approach, the UNC researchers showed how a protein called Src kinase influences the way cells extend and move, a previously unknown role that is consistent with the protein’s ties to tumor progression and metastasis.

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Bryan Roth and Collaborators Have Back to Back Papers Published in Science on Discovery of Structure of Serotonin Receptors

The Roth Lab in collaboration with Ray Stevens' Lab at Scripps Research Institute had 2 papers published on Science's advanced online publishing website, Science Express, March 21, 2013. The papers describe the structure of serotonin receptors and how the structure of the receptors shapes drug effects.

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Dr. Tom Kash Receives Highest National Award for Early Career Scientists

Dr. Tom Kash receives the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in recognition of his research contributions on the effects of alcohol on neural circuits in the brain.

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Dr. Terry Kenakin Honored with Ariens Award

Dr. Terry Kenakin Honored with Ariens Award

Terry Kenakin receives Dutch Pharmacological Society award and will give plenary lecture

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