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.
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.
Paper of special significance in the field of Genomics & Genetics
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.
Terry Kenakin receives Dutch Pharmacological Society award and will give plenary lecture
Dr. Johnson, Chair of the Department of Pharmacology, receives Distinguished Kenan Professorship to honor his excellence in research and teaching at UNC.
Dr. Benjamin Neel 18th annual Avery Steelman Lecturer
Amy Abel, Research Assistant Professor, and Nicole Vincent-Jordan, graduate student, are first authors on paper published in Cell Stem Cell May 6, 2011.