Congratulations 2019 Presentation Winners

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Announcing our presentation award winners from our 2019 research retreat.

Graduate students record Science Seminar Preview podcasts for Biochemistry 701

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Podcasts are becoming more and more important for science communication. Please listen to our students’ projects.

Membership still open for Fall 2019 BCBP Synergy Meet-ups

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To participate in BCBP Synergy, please contact the organizers, Adam Luthman ( and Beverly Errede (, to get started.

August 2019 Welcome to the New Semester

Leslie Parise

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

Incoming BBSP Students can sign up for Bioc 706

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Biochemistry of Human Disease: Learn contemporary biochemical principles, cutting edge approaches, literature analysis, and current and future treatments of human disease.

Incoming BBSP Students invited to sign up for Bioc 701

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Critial Analysis & Communication in Biochemistry: Develop a range of communication skills including science podcasting, oral presentations, and roundtable deliberation coupled with in-depth analysis of seminar speaker research over a free lunch.

BCBP Synergy Launched!

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To facilitate meetups and networking between members of BCBP, we launched BCBP Synergy.

Justin Rectenwald Awarded the 11th Annual “Diane Harris Leadership Award”

Congratulations to Justin Rectenwald a graduate student in Biochemistry and Biophysics, who was awarded the Diane Harris Leadership Award for exemplary public service.

BCBP Student Appreciation Week April 1-5 Events

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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

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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.