Congratulations to Dr. Yue Xiong, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, who was elected as a 2012 AAAS fellow.
Dr. Yue Xiong is a William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics and also member of the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. Research in his lab is aims to combine genetic, cellular, biochemical and proteomic approaches to determine the mechanisms of cell proliferation and tumorigenesis. Dr. Xiong is being awarded distinction as an AAAS fellow for his contributions to the field of cancer research, particularly for the study of cell cycle control, ubiquitin pathway and metabolic regulation in cancer development. Election as a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society, is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications. At the 2011 AAAS Fellows induction ceremony on February 18, 2012 (held in Vancouver, British Columbia), Dr. Xiong will be presented with his Fellowship Rosette and Certificate.
Learn more: Xiong lab
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