The LLS grant will enable Wang lab to carry out unbiased oncogene target screening and shift towards new therapies of hematological malignancies.
The UNC Chapel Hill Human Resources acknowledged the total state service for the following members of the department of Biochemistry and Biophysics for the second half of 2018.
Griffith is one of 84 new members being recognized for their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. National Academy of Sciences membership is one of the highest scientific honors conferred in the United States.
Dale Ramsden, PhD, Prof. and Dir. of Graduate Studies for Biochemistry & Biophysics, and his colleagues published a major study in the journal Science revealing surprising findings about the way major breaks in our DNA are repaired.
In the journal Molecular Cell, researchers led by G. Greg Wang, PhD, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and H. Shelton Earp, MD, describe the role of a protein variant called androgen receptor variant 7 (AR-V7), which is an alternative form of the androgen receptor that plays a key role in prostate cancer development and treatment.
Strahl lab has been at the forefront of deciphering how our genetic information or the blue print of life – which exists in the form of DNA – is packaged into cells and how it becomes accessed and read for the process of gene expression.
Jamie DeSoto joined the department in 2015 as the execu … Continued
University officials joined dignitaries from Turkey and Chapel Hill town representatives Aug. 30 to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Sancar Turkish Cultural and Community Center, named for Carolina’s Nobel Prize winner Aziz Sancar and his wife, Gwen.
Brian Kuhlman, Ph.D., is the dynamic co-developer of the popular molecular modeling software Rosetta. His laboratory in the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is creating new methods in Rosetta for designing proteins with novel shapes and functions.
Ben’s paper explores the role of LMF1 in redox homeostasis.