Student News

Potential drug target identified for aggressive breast cancer type

Potential drug target identified for aggressive breast cancer type

In a new pre-clinical study published today in the journal Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, researchers from the Parise lab show they can exploit cancer’s reliance on a particular protein to help fight triple negative breast cancer. They believe the protein could be a potential new drug target.

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Mrinalini Ramanan awarded an NIH fellowship

Mrinalini Ramanan awarded an NIH fellowship

Congratulations to Mrinalini (Minu) for receiving a Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute of NIH.

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Caring about lab safety

Caring about lab safety

Researchers from the Parise lab participate in a campus-wide campaign that brings to attention the importance of lab safety.

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Welcome reception for our 2014 entering class

The Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics holds a reception on August 11th to welcome in our new graduate students.

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Grad Student Stephani Page receives Diane Harris award

Grad Student Stephani Page receives Diane Harris award

Congratulations to Stephani Page who received the 2014 Diane Harris Leadership Award for her exemplary public service as doctoral student in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

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Meet the new student representatives for 2014-2015

Meet the new student representatives for 2014-2015

Amy Howard (biophysics student) has joined Cassandra Hayne (biochemistry student) as the new student representative for the department.

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Grad Student Jon Leano receives his PhD

Grad Student Jon Leano receives his PhD

Jon successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on July 1, 2014.

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Grad Student Ivan Sabath receives his PhD

Grad Student Ivan Sabath receives his PhD

Ivan successfully defended his dissertation and received his PhD on June 23, 2014.

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Meet our 2014 entering students!

Meet our 2014 entering students!

Learn more about our new entering class of students and help us welcome them to the department.

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Grad student Karen Plevock secures funds from ASCB and NCBC

Grad student Karen Plevock secures funds from ASCB and NCBC

Congratulations to Karen Plevock, graduate student from Biochemistry and Biophysics, who partnered with Rebecca Adikes, Vincent Boudreau, and Carlos Patiño-Descovich (Biology Department UNC), and Kaelyn Sumigray (post-doctoral fellow in Cell Biology at Duke) for securing funding for the organization of The Triangle Cytoskeleton meeting.

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