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Vicki Bartsch

Vicki Bartsch sucessfully defends dissertation

Vicki Bartsch, CBP Graduate Student in the Mark Zylka lab, successfully defended her dissertation titled “Characterization of diacylglycerol kinases eta and iota in itch, pain, and psychopathological behavior in mice.”     CONGRATULATIONS, Dr. Bartsch!

Dan Summers

Cyr Lab Alumnus accepts Tenure Track Assistant Professor position

Dan Summers Ph.D. joined the department in 2005 performing his dissertation research in the lab of Doug Cyr Ph.D. He investigated protein quality pathways responsible for identifying misfolded or aggregated proteins, a process that is often debilitated in neurodegeneration. “My time in the Cyr lab was transformational… I developed the essential skills necessary to succeed … Continued

Kurt Gilliland

Kurt Gilliland appointed to Associate Dean for Curriculum

Dr. Kurt Gilliland has been appointed Associate Dean for Curriculum at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, effective November 1, 2018. Dr. Gilliland will work with faculty from numerous departments to develop and manage the content, delivery, and evaluation of the medical school curriculum.

Diering Lab technician, Bradley Allf, won 1st place for 5 minute video contest

Bradley Allf won 1st place for his 5 min video describing the Diering Lab’s research for a video competition called “Society for Neuroscience Brain Awareness Video Contest”

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