We rank 4th nationally in NIH funding in 2018!

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We received over $19.2 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 2018. According to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR), this ranks us fourth among all Biochemistry departments and the 2nd highest among public institutions.

Graduate Student Pedro N. Pozo Publishes in Molecular Biology of the Cell and receives his PhD

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Pedro N. Pozo, graduate student in Cook lab publishes his first-authored paper in MBoC and he receives his PhD.

Jean Cook, Ph.D. Fundamentals of Cell Proliferation Control

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Jean Cook, PhD leads a team of dynamic researchers in the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her group explores unique aspects of basic cell proliferation control.