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  • Bryan Roth, MD, PhD elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

    Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, the Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Protein Therapeutics and Translational Proteomics in the Department of Pharmacology in the UNC School of Medicine, was elected today to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, along with two other UNC-Chapel Hill professors, Jodi Magness, PhD, in religious studies, and Kathleen Harris, PhD, … Continued

  • Michelle Itano, PhD, Earns CZI Grant to support Imaging Scientists

    The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced $17 million in funding of 17 CZI Imaging Scientists, including Michelle S. Itano, PhD, director of the UNC Neuroscience Microscopy Core, who will receive approximately $780,000 to work with UNC-Chapel Hill scientists. The Core, which is funded by the UNC Neuroscience Center and the UNC Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities … Continued

  • William Snider, MD, Founding Director of the UNC Neuroscience Center, Will Retire on February 1

    William Snider, MD, professor of neurology and founding director of the UNC Neuroscience Center, will retire from the UNC School of Medicine effective February 1. He will continue to teach two courses that he developed for the new undergraduate neuroscience major at UNC-Chapel Hill. “We are extremely thankful for Bill’s visionary leadership of the UNC … Continued

  • UCLA’s Zipursky, Harvard’s Sanes win 19th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize

    Past winners include six scientists who went on to win the Nobel Prize. CHAPEL HILL, NC – The UNC School of Medicine has awarded the 19th Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize to S. Lawrence Zipursky, PhD, of UCLA, and Joshua R. Sanes, PhD, of Harvard University for the “discovery of cell-surface proteins that control circuit assembly in … Continued

  • Hyejung Won, PhD, co-first author of paper published in Science

    Scientists create genomic resource to explore the biological underpinnings of brain disorders Published in Science, this research integrates a broad range of genomics data to help find molecular underpinnings of schizophrenia, autism, and other neuropsychiatric conditions. Hyejung Won, PhD, in the department of genetics and UNC Neuroscience Center was co-first author. CHAPEL HILL, NC – … Continued