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Graduate Student Orrin Stone Highlighted in Vital Signs Article: "Platform for Proteins"

Graduate Student Orrin Stone Highlighted in Vital Signs Article: "Platform for Proteins"

Graduate student Orrin Stone is creating molecular tools to pinpoint how and when cellular pathways trigger cell movement – or, in cancer, metastasis.

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Joseph DeSimone elected to all three branches of the National Academies

Joseph DeSimone elected to all three branches of the National Academies

Joseph DeSimone, PhD, the Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Chemistry and a joint Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, has been elected to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. This election represents the third time Desimone has been elected to a U.S. National Academy.

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Bryan Roth Elected to Institute of Medicine

Bryan Roth Elected to Institute of Medicine

Roth’s research to create innovative tools for neuroscientists and discover potential targets for therapeutics has earned him one of the highest honors in the field of medicine.

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UNC researchers receive $2.85-million NIH BRAIN Initiative grant

UNC researchers receive $2.85-million NIH BRAIN Initiative grant

Led by Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, three UNC labs will develop the next generation neuroscience tool-kit to accelerate novel treatments for neuropsychiatric and a host of other diseases. ~by Mark Derewicz

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Bryan Roth and Gary Johnson Awarded NIH Grants From the NIH Illuminating the Druggable Genome Initiative

Bryan Roth and Gary Johnson Awarded NIH Grants From the NIH Illuminating the Druggable Genome Initiative

Drs. Bryan Roth and Gary Johnson receive 2 of 9 grants awarded by the NIH Illuminating the Druggable Genome Initiative which is supporting research to study 4 of the most commonly drug-targeted protein families

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Splicing Balance Keeps Cell in Harmony

Splicing Balance Keeps Cell in Harmony

Zefeng Wang's paper published in Cancer Cell this week shows that the splicing factor RBM4 suppresses proliferation and migration of various cancer cells by specifically controlling cancer-related splicing.

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Mike Miley named Co-Director of Center for Structural Biology

Mike Miley named Co-Director of Center for Structural Biology

Michael Miley, PhD, and Ashutosh Tripathy, PhD, are the new co-directors for the UNC Center for Structural Biology (CSB). CSB has also launched a brand new website.

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Christopher Turner, Executive Director for Finance  & Research Administration Retires

Christopher Turner, Executive Director for Finance & Research Administration Retires

Christopher Turner, Executive Director for Finance & Research Administration for Pharmacology, retires after 30 years with the University.

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