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HOLIDAY – No Classes

Reminder that classes are not held on well-being days, and some meetings may be postponed or cancelled depending on the circumstances. It’s a good reminder to check on yourself, your teammates, and others you care about. If you are present please consider support Thanh at her defense.

Student Thesis Defense: Thanh Thanh Nguyen Phan (Kuhlman)

Marsico 6004 125 Mason Farm Road

Biochemistry and Biophysics Student Defense: Student:  Thanh Thanh Nguyen Phan (student of Dr. Brian Kuhlman) Title:  “Design, characterization and immunogenicity of soluble Envelope proteins from Dengue viruses as subunit vaccines” Date/location:  Friday, March 29th at 3:00pm Marsico 6004 and zoom

Speaker: Katherine White (Notre Dame)

1131 Bioinformatics 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Katherine White, Ph.D., Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of Notre Dame Title: “Intracellular pH dynamics regulate proteins, pathways and cell behaviors” Host: Jean Cook Dr. Katharine White received a B.S. in Chemistry from Saint Mary’s College and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. After completing postdoctoral … Read more

Student Ice Cream Social

GMB Lawn

Hi BCBP graduate students, In addition to our other planned events all week, we will be holding an impromptu ice cream social today (4/2) at 3:30pm on the GMB lawn to celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation week! Stop by to grab an ice-cream cone, popsicle, or sandwich till 4:30pm or while supplies last. See you there. BCBP … Read more

BCBP happy hour – Lantern

Lantern 421 W Franklin St.

Dear BCBP department members,   Please join us Thursday, April 4th, for the Biochemistry and Biophysics spring happy hour. All staff, faculty, postdocs, students, and rotation students are invited to attend. Light appetizers and drinks will be provided. We hope to see you there!

Seminar: Hannah Shafaat (UCLA)

1131 Bioinformatics 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Hannah Shafaat, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry UCLA Title: “Model metalloenzymes to catalyze the reactions of early life" student invited seminar speaker

Seminar: Russell Debose-Boyd (UT-Southwestern)

1131 Bioinformatics 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Russell Debose-Boyd, Ph.D., Beatrice and Miguel Elias Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Science, Professor of Molecular Genetics UT, Southwestern Title: “Proteostasis and control of cholesterol metabolism” Host: Chrystal Starbird

DEI – Arab American celebration

UNC GMB 3007 120 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, United States

BCBP Arab American celebration (DEI Inclusive Gathering) has been moved from April 2nd to April 16th. This month's inclusive gathering event highlights Arab American Heritage month. We will have some food from Al Baraka restaurant in addition to the seminar pizza. Feel free to bring food that highlights Arab culture if you are willing to. Informational flier Arab … Read more

Seminar: Shan Zha (Columbia University)

1131 Bioinformatics 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Shan Zha, M.D., Ph.D., James A Wolff Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Cell Biology and of Microbiology and Immunology (in the Institute for Cancer Genetics and in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center Department of Pathology and Cell Biology Columbia University Title: "Inhibition is not deletion in DNA damaging therapies” Host: Xian Chen