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UNC researchers develop insights into protein linked to cell movement

UNC researchers develop insights into protein linked to cell movement

Sharon Campbell published an article in Structure that proposes a new model for understanding how these proteins bind together to facilitate cell movement.

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Lentz and Majumder podcast about FRET

Lentz and Majumder podcast about FRET

Barry Lentz and Rinku Majumder created a podcast for the Biochemical Journal to discuss their recent paper "Phosphatidylserine and FVa regulate FXa structure"

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Swanstrom elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Swanstrom elected as Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology

Congratulations to Dr. Ron Swanstrom, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics for his selection as a 2014 American Academy of Microbiology Fellow.

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Swanstrom named Charles J. Postelle Distinguished Professor

Swanstrom named Charles J. Postelle Distinguished Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Ron Swanstrom, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics who was named the Charles J. Postelle Distinguished Professor effective March 1, 2014.

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Dokholyan named Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor

Dokholyan named Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Nikolay Dokholyan, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics who was named a Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor effective March 1, 2014.

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Wolfgang Bergmeier becomes associate professor with tenure.

Wolfgang Bergmeier becomes associate professor with tenure.

Congratulations to Dr. Wolfgang Bergmeier, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics who received tenure as a UNC faculty effective March 1, 2014.

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UNC scientists reveal how cells destroy RNA, a key to understanding disease

UNC scientists reveal how cells destroy RNA, a key to understanding disease

Findings from the lab of Dr. William Marzluff, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics provides insight into how genetic diseases, such as various cancers, develop in the body.

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Sancar lab manuscript selected as "Paper of the Week" by JBC

Sancar lab manuscript selected as "Paper of the Week" by JBC

The paper titled "Mechanism of Photosignaling by Drosophila Cryptochrome: Role of the Redox Status of the Flavin Chromophore" appears in the February 21, 2014 print edition of The Journal of Biological Chemistry.

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Vaziri and Janzen receive NIH grant to make chemotherapy drugs more effective

Vaziri and Janzen receive NIH grant to make chemotherapy drugs more effective

A team led by Cyrus Vaziri, PhD, and William Janzen at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for research that could help make chemotherapy drugs more effective.

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Brian Strahl featured in a video about the history of epigenetics.

Brian Strahl featured in a video about the history of epigenetics.

Dr. Brian Strahl, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics is featured in a video about the history of epigenetics in GEN (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News). The video titled, Epigenetics: A Timeline, spans 130 years of research.

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Wolfgang Bergmeier earns American Heart Association award!

Wolfgang Bergmeier earns American Heart Association award!

Wolfgang Bergmeier, PhD, will use the $400,000 award to study the role of blood platelets in inflammation and injury.

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