Faculty News

Dr. Fulton Crews Receives Bowles Award 2006

Dr. Fulton Crews Receives Bowles Award 2006

Dr. Crews honored for his contributions to understanding the causes, prevention and treatment of alcoholism.

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Dr. Bryan Roth Interviewed by Channel 14 News

Dr. Bryan Roth Interviewed by Channel 14 News

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.

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Dr. R. Jude Samulski Awarded $5 Million for UNC Gene Therapy Center

Dr. R. Jude Samulski Awarded $5 Million for UNC Gene Therapy Center

Dr. Samulski wins $5 million grant to establish a national center for canine models of muscular dystrophy.

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Dr. Joe DeSimone wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize.

Dr. Joe DeSimone wins $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize.

Dr. DeSimone wins Lemelson-MIT Prize for innovations in polymer chemistry that "improved life for all of us."

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Dr. Bryan Roth Appointed Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor

Dr. Bryan Roth Appointed Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor

Dr. Roth named Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Protein Therapeutics and Proteomics in recognition of excellence in research at UNC.

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Dr. Zefeng Wang wins RNA Society/Scaringe Young Scientist Award

Dr. Zefeng Wang wins RNA Society/Scaringe Young Scientist Award

Award received in recognition of contributions to field of RNA biology, including Wang's work on RNA splicing.

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Dr. Ken Harden Receives Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

Dr. Ken Harden Receives Award for Excellence in Doctoral Mentoring

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.

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Dr. David Siderovski  Receives Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize 2006

Dr. David Siderovski Receives Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize 2006

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."

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Dr. Channing Der Named Kenan Professor

Dr. Channing Der Named Kenan Professor

Dr. Der named Sarah Graham Kenan Professor to honor his excellence in teaching and research at UNC.

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Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence Funded

Carolina Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence Funded

National Cancer Institute establishes new Center of Cancer Nanotechnology Excellence at UNC, headed by Pharmacology Professor, Dr. Rudy Juliano.

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Dr. Rudy Juliano Named Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor

Dr. Rudy Juliano Named Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professor

Dr. Juliano awarded Cary C. Boshamer Distinguished Professorship for his contributions in teaching and research at UNC.

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Dr. Pilar Blancafort Receives V-Foundation Award

Dr. Pilar Blancafort Receives V-Foundation Award

The 2005 Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic (JVCGC) Volunteer Grant was awarded to Pilar Blancafort in support of her research on breast cancer in honor of volunteer Julie Stewart.

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