BCBP Student Appreciation Week April 1-5 Events

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!)

Researchers discover potential attack strategy for aggressive breast cancer

photo of Leslie Parise PhD

UNC researchers including Leslie Parise, PhD and doctoral student Alex Chung have designed a novel way to attack an aggressive breast cancer. By working with a drug development company, they hope their laboratory discovery will translate to a new treatment combination in the clinic in the future.

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.

Juanita Limas on planning committee for 4th Annual Diversity in STEM conference

Juanita Limas, graduate student in Jean Cook lab

One of the key strengths of our program is the ability for graduate students to become an integral part of planning committees such as the Diversity in STEM and coordinating other scientific events on campus.

Alex Chung Makes it to Three Minute Thesis finals

Well wishers came to cheer on the finalists of the UNC … Continued

Graduate students record Science Seminar Preview podcasts

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Fall 2018, second year graduate students: Cari Koerner … Continued

Putting the Brakes on CRISPR by Nicholas Martinez

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UNC Graduate student, Nicholas Martinez, contributor to The Pipettepen

Graduate Student Ben S. Roberts first authored paper in The EMBO Journal

photo of man holding paper Ben S. Roberts, graduate student in Neher lab

Ben’s paper explores the role of LMF1 in redox homeostasis.

Stephan Kudlacek First Authored Paper in JBC on Zika research

photo of Stephan Kudlacek graduate student of Kuhlman lab UNC

The UNC School of Medicine labs of Brian Kuhlman, PhD, and Aravinda de Silva, PhD, found that key components of a potentially potent vaccine fall apart due to body temperature, leaving us susceptible to severe infection.

Maness lab news and updates

Patricia Maness, PhD

Vishwa Mohan and Sarah Wade published a new paper in Ce … Continued