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Student Thesis Defense: Reem Hakeem (Bear lab)

Biochemistry and Biophysics Student Defense: Reem Hakeem (student of Dr. James Bear) Title: "A photopolymer-based hydrogel system reveals distinct actomyosin-based mechano-responses in fibroblast durotaxis" Date/location: Friday, November 4th at 3:00 pm, Bioinformatics 1131/Zoom

Recurring Event Mindful Monday Meditation

Mindful Monday Meditation

Take advantage of self-compassion meditation sessions provided by School of Medicine and dedicate time to self-nurture. Mindfulness and self-compassion meditations assist with stress reduction, mental flexibility and even resilience. Sessions are 30-minutes every Monday led by Jonny Gerkin.

BCBP Seminar: Stephen Hughes PhD

Stephen H. Hughes, Ph.D., Chief of the Retroviral Replication Laboratory National Cancer Institute Title: Clonal Expansion of Infected Cells in People Living with HIV Host: Ron Swanstrom Research: 1) HIV replication, 2) retroviruses, 3) antivirals, 4) reverse transcription, 5) integration Dr. Hughes has a B.A. in Biology from Washington University and a Ph.D. in Biochemistry … Continued

Biochemistry and Biophysics happy hour

Baxter Arcade 108 N. Graham Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Please join us Wednesday, November 9th for the second Biochemistry and Biophysics happy hour of the school year. All staff, faculty, postdocs, students, and rotation students are invited to attend. Light appetizers and drinks will be provided. There will be free game play from 5-6pm and you are welcome to stay after 6pm when the arcade opens to … Continued

Recurring Event Mindful Monday Meditation

Mindful Monday Meditation

Take advantage of self-compassion meditation sessions provided by School of Medicine and dedicate time to self-nurture. Mindfulness and self-compassion meditations assist with stress reduction, mental flexibility and even resilience. Sessions are 30-minutes every Monday led by Jonny Gerkin.

BCBP Research in Progress seminar: Theresa Simermeyer PhD and Tomoaki Kinjo PhD

1131 Bioinformatics 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC

UNC Postdocs: Theresa Simermeyer PhD, Research Associate Jiang lab, Lineberger UNC HIV Cure Center and IGHID   Theresa Simermeyer PhD, Talk Title “Histone decrotonylation regulates HIV-1 transcription and can be modulated to control HIV-1 latency” Tomoaki Kinjo PhD, Research Associate Kuhlman lab   Tomoaki Kinjo PhD, Talk title "Computational design of bispecific T-cell receptor for … Continued

BCBP Student Talks (open to the public) join us!

1131 Bioinformatics 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC

Yes, you are invited to come to see the students from BIOC710 give their final presentations on Wednesday, November 2, and November 16. Our students are excited to share their research with the department. Refreshments provided. November 16, 1-2:30 pm, 1131 Bioinformatics 1 PM Pizza on the lawn (please join us on GMB lawn), Talks … Continued

BCBP dept invited to faculty mtg

Zoom online meeting

The entire department is invited to join the first part of the faculty meeting on November 17th starting at noon (faculty in 3007 GMB, others on zoom because the room won’t hold us all). We’ll have a brief presentation of department data from Jean and then introduce the strategic planning format and our facilitator, Dr. Cam Enarson.