Sunday, June 27, 2010 — In a paper published in the journal Nature Biotechnology, UNC's Klaus M. Hahn, PhD, describes a new technique called engineered allosteric regulation, which provides a new tool for scientists who study the interactions of proteins within living cells.
Yanping Zhang, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Radiation-Oncology and Joint Associate Professor in Pharmacology receives the Third Annual Battle Award.
Paper reexamining glial function published in Science and highlighted in Nature
Klaus Hahn receives prestigious NIH Transformative Award in 2009
Jude Samulski Elected Vice President of American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT) in 2009
Dr. Klaus Hahn, Thurman Distinguished Professor in Pharmacology publishes back to back papers in Nature with collaborators.
Dr. Crews honored for his contributions to understanding the causes, prevention and treatment of alcoholism.
Dr. Zefeng Wang wins award to improve basic understanding of cancer biology
Dr. Roth interviewed about research on Salvia and possible health benefits for Alzheimer's disease and other mental disorders, and the difficulties that may ensue for researchers should Salvia be classified a Schedule I drug.
Dr. Samulski wins $5 million grant to establish a national center for canine models of muscular dystrophy.
Dr. Samulski wins award for scientific achievements in the field of Gene Therapy.
Dr. DeSimone wins Lemelson-MIT Prize for innovations in polymer chemistry that "improved life for all of us."
Dr. Wang wins Beckman Young Investigators award to support research in gene splicing
Dr. Wang wins fellowship in Molecular Biology to pursue research interests
Dr. Roth named Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Protein Therapeutics and Proteomics in recognition of excellence in research at UNC.
Award received in recognition of contributions to field of RNA biology, including Wang's work on RNA splicing.
Dr. Ken Harden received the Graduate School's Faculty Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring at the May 12 doctoral Hooding Ceremony in Memorial Hall.
Dr. David Siderovski receives Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by young faculty. His "groundbreaking" research centers on the Regulators of G-protein Signaling or “RGS proteins."