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Here are 12 highlighted tweets for 2021 in chronological order. Some are top tweets, others are top media or top mentions. Enjoy this review!

Jan 2021

Top Tweet earned 29.5K impressions and was retweeted 37 times!
We are hiring! open-rank tenure-track position, with expertise in molecular and cellular biophysics

Feb 2021

Top media Tweet earned 3,497 impressions.
Nikea Pittman PhD, SPIRE postdoctoral fellow in Neher lab, joins the executive board for Black Microbiologists Association! @UNC @UNC_SOM
@nikeapittman @BlackInMicro @UNCPDA @UNCPostdoc

March 2021

Top Tweet earned 11.6K impressions.
Congrats BCBP FACULTY Charlie W Carter and Qi Zhang on the KECK AWARD and Abby Knight of @uncchemistry !
Carolina Scientists awarded $1 million from the W.M. Keck Foundation to answer the age-old question: How did life on earth begin? @UNC @QiZhangLab

April 2021

Top Tweet earned 4,924 impressions.
Painting for BCBP #uncgraduatestudent Appreciation Week was great fun! Let’s do this again! #uncgraduatestudent @UNC_GradSchool

May 2021

Top media Tweet earned 3,715 impressions.
UNC_BCBP New Student Talks
May 11th,11 am-1 pm. Students will be giving a 10-min. presentation on their research of choice followed by a 5-min. Q&A.

June 2021

Top mention earned 357 engagements.

Retweet of tweet on June 5 by
Dr. Jean Cook 🧬🔬🧫🧪👩‍🔬 @dnatarheel

Congratulations @DaliaFleifel for easily passing the qualifying exam today @UNC_BCBP ! Thanks for the chance to celebrate too!

(@proud_rpcv @BrandonMouery @MarthaSJohnson1 and most of the lab + @AbdullahAmr3 at dinner)

July 2021

Top tweet comes in at 2,891 impressions.
Associate Dean for Graduate Education Jean Cook passes the baton to Donita Robinson
Retweet of tweet by Office of Research, School of Medicine, UNC-CH @OoR_UNC

Join us in congratulating Dr. Donita Robinson who will succeed Dr. Jean Cook as @UNC_SOM
Associate Dean for Graduate Education & thanking @dnatarheel
for her incredible dedication to our trainees since 2013! More about this change effective 8/1: | @UNCBBSP

Aug 2021

Top mention earned 463 engagements.
Martha S. Johnson, Ph.D. @MarthaSJohnson1 Aug 9 #BlackInChemRollCall Hey Everyone soooooo excited about this week!! I’m MJ. BS and MS in Chemistry from Thee @JacksonStateU and my Ph.D in Biomedical Sciences from @OldDominion . I’m currently here at @UNC working in the @UNC_BCBP department under the amazing @dnatarheel

Sept 2021

Top Tweet earned 7,352 impressions.
UNC Biochemistry & Biophysics
Est. in 1935. Ranked 4th highest NIH funding among ALL Biochemistry depts in 2020 (#2 for public) securing over $20.6 M NIH funding in USA!
Outstanding faculty & teams conducting excellent research!
Join our team!

Oct 2021

Top Tweet earned 5,287 impressions.
Want to train for faculty job interviews @UNC_BCBP? Join the Q&A w/ program leaders @JoseRodRoma @AshallaF @DarianBlakey on applying to @UNC_SOM @UNC_SOM_ODEI Rising Star Program to Increase Faculty Diversity, Tues 12 pm EST (10/26). Register at

Nov 2021

Top Tweet earned 1,861 impressions.
Najla Ward-Conyers UNC ’22, CSS 6 (Neher lab) presented her poster at CSS Undergraduate Research Poster session. @CSS_Science @unc_our

Dec 2021

Top Tweet earned 2,467 impressions.
Jean Marie Mwiza @UNCResearch #ASH21
Abstract/Poster #2131
“The Small Gtpase Rap1 in Platelets Is Critical for Arterial but Not Venous Thrombosis in Mice”
December 12, 6- 8 PM, Hall B5, GA World Congress Ctr @ASH_hematology @scheibech @aswolberg #BlackInCardio

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