Aziz Sancar, Md, Phd – 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Just when you figure we know everything, all of a sudden, something comes along, and there is a whole new field to explore."
Welcome to UNC Biochemistry and Biophysics
We have a vigorous, diverse research program and we are home to UNC Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Aziz Sancar. We are the 4th highest NIH funded biochemistry department in the country for 2017. We provide a robust educational and research training program for our graduate students that prepares them for top careers in biochemical and biophysical sciences or related fields. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our research, graduate program, events and dynamic people who make us great!