The lab of Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, published a paper in the Journal of Biological Chemistry that could inform the creation of ‘chronochemotherapies’ — strategies aimed using chemo to treat cancer patients at particular times of the day to maximize therapeutic benefit. (Authors: Yanyan Yang PhD, Postdoctoral fellow; Zhenxing Liu PhD, Postdoctoral fellow; Christopher Selby PhD, Research Instructor; Aziz Sancar MD PhD, Distinguished Professor.)
To facilitate meetups and networking between members of the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics (BCBP), we launched BCBP Synergy. Groups of 3-5 randomized individuals are generated with the Strength^n. We are very excited about the future of this program! If you wish to participate in BCBP Synergy, please contact the organizers.
We appreciate our graduate students for all thier hard work and accomplishments to teaching and research! Graduate students come and enjoy your week of events here at BCBP. We are glad to have you all here! (Most of our events are not limited just to graduate students and we’d love to share these activities with faculty, staff, and post-docs!)
Wentao Li, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Dr. Aziz Sancar, has received the 2018 EMGS New Investigator Travel Award & 2018 PARE Award.
In the Riordan lab, postdoctoral fellow Jonathan Fay, PhD, led experiments using single-particle cryoEM to discover…
UNC School of Medicine researchers, led by Brian Strahl, PhD, found surprising role for a protein called Spt6, which is crucial to the maintenance of proper messenger RNA levels in cells, a discovery that opens new research avenues and suggests a target for basic understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of human diseases.