Parise and colleagues use ML to quantitate neutrophil NETosis (Nature)

Dr. Leslie Parise’s lab & colleagues use Machine Learning to quantitate neutrophil NETosis, a newly discovered process involved in many diseases.

You’re Invited: CryoEM Facility Open House

photo of inside of a cryo-TEM

The School of Medicine is hosting an open house for the … Continued

October 2019 Boo!

Welcome to the October 2019 edition of “On the Record with LP.” October was full of fun, especially with the department Halloween party.  Carolyn Clabo is working hard with our IT department on an end of the year newsletter and on a new and improved website, so “On the record” will go “off the record” temporarily until the New Year.

Feast or Famine: Scientists Find Key Bio ‘Switch’ that Helps Cells Adapt

photo of Brian Strahl PhD Professor and Vice-chair in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

From the UNC School of Medicine lab of Brian Strahl, PhD, and Stanford University lab of Ashby Morrison, PhD, comes a solution to the mystery of “crotonyl” marks in the genome that may have relevance for the treatment of various forms of cancer.

Researchers clock DNA’s recovery time

Circadian rhythmicity of metabolic processes has a significant impact on physiology and behavior. National Human Genome Research Institute

In the time it takes for an Amazon Prime delivery to arrive, cells damaged by chemotherapy can…

Research Week Events Featuring the School of Medicine

Research Week poster

University Research Week is taking place from November 4-8, 2019, and there are many campus-wide events showcasing the research done at UNC.

Breaking barriers to a cure for HIV | UCT News

HIV test tube of blood image

An international, collaborative study involving the University of Cape Town (UCT) and UNC researchers has revealed an unexpected finding that could lead …

Ron Swanstrom – Surprise Finding About HIV Reservoir Could Lead to Better Therapies

Ron Swanstrom PhD

Researchers led by Ron Swanstrom, PhD, and colleagues in South Africa, discovered that the latent HIV reservoir that persists during antiretroviral treatment mostly reflects viruses present in the blood at the start of antiretroviral treatment.

Scientists implicate genes behind faulty DNA repair in breast cancer

UNC Lineberger’s Gaorav P. Gupta, MD, PhD, and Wanjuan Feng, PhD, postdoctoral associate at UNC Lineberger, were corresponding and first authors (respectively) of a publication in Nature Communications.

While mutations in BRCA genes are well known to increase breast cancer risk, researchers from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered a different series of genes they believe might be contributing to breast cancer through a lesser-known mechanism.

September 2019 Highlights

BCBP Meet up welcome in Fall 2019 at TOPO back room with new dean

The third edition of “On the Record with LP.”