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CSF Students Give Research Presentations

CSF Students Give Research Presentations

Our 2017 Carolina Summer Fellowship students gave their research presentations today as they end the program. Congratulations to all!

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Jordan Walter Successfully Defends His PhD!

Jordan Walter Successfully Defends His PhD!

Congratulations to Jordan Walter, graduate student in the Crews Lab, for successfully defending His PhD Thesis!

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Devon Blake Awarded  NRSA F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

Devon Blake Awarded NRSA F31 Predoctoral Fellowship

Disrupted signaling pathways that lead to aberrant cell movement are a hallmark of invasive and metastatic cancers. The small GTPase RhoA has a well-established role in normal cell biology, but the consequences of cancer-associated RhoA mutations are unknown. Devon will extensively characterize the effect of these mutations on the properties of RhoA in order to better understand how mutations in RhoA contribute to cancer

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James Shellhammer Successfully Defends his PhD!

James Shellhammer Successfully Defends his PhD!

Congratulations to James Shellhammer who successfully defended his thesis March 27, 2017!

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Peyton Bohnsack Successfully Defends His PhD!

Peyton Bohnsack Successfully Defends His PhD!

Congratulations to Peyton Bohnsack, who successfully defend his PhD March 23, 2017!

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The Itch Receptor - Kate Lansu leads research on opioid-induced itching

The Itch Receptor - Kate Lansu leads research on opioid-induced itching

Researchers in the department of Pharmacology link orphan receptor MRGRPX2 to opioid-induced itching and create a tool to study the receptor more precisely.

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Megan Agajanian Wins 1st Place Poster Prize!

Megan Agajanian Wins 1st Place Poster Prize!

Pharmacology graduate student, Megan Agajanian wins first place in UNC LIneberger Annual Scientific Retreat poster competition.

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