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National Cancer Institute-funded center to study proteins for better cancer diagnosis, treatment

September 26, 2011

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, and Boise State University have been named partners in one of five US centers that will use genetic data to search for proteins that are abnormally made by cancer cells. The partnerships form the new Clinical Proteomic Tumor Analysis Consortium (CPTAC) supported by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).

Areas of Research

February 5, 2008

Cellular Biology Genetics & Molecular Biology Biophysical Studies

Rotations

February 4, 2008

Students interested in the Biochemistry & Biophysics program are strongly encouraged to rotate in at least one laboratory of a full or jointly-appointed faculty member within the department. For PhD or MD/PhD students, rotations are administered in the first year by the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP) and the Medical Sciences Training Program (MSTP), … Continued

Department History

January 31, 2008

This section was provided courtesy of Dr. Thomas Traut The Department of Biological Chemistry became an independent academic unit in 1935. In the earlier years of the twentieth century, the subject of biochemistry had been taught at UNC-Chapel Hill by professors holding an appointment within the Department of Physiology. Before 1938, biochemistry was completely taught … Continued

Pengda Liu

January 25, 2017

Cell signaling; cancer; mTOR; Akt; post-translational modification; protein-protein interaction

Gang (Greg) Wang

June 27, 2015

Research: chromatin modification, histone, DNA methylation, epigenetics, cancer