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."
-Aziz Sancar


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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 2018. 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!

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Wang, Qian honored with 2019 Hettleman Prizes

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The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to four associate professors who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise.

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