Pharmacology Ranks #2 in NIH Funding!

February 18, 2019

The Department of Pharmacology ranks #2 in the nation for total NIH funding in pharmacology in 2018! This demonstrates the continuous strength and excellent quality of our research efforts. Congratulations to all!

Congratulations to Evan Dubose, New PhD!

February 1, 2019

Congratulations to Evan Dubose, a graduate student in Gary Johnson’s and Jim Bear’s labs, for successfully defending her PhD thesis on Jan. 11, 2019!

Wesley Legant’s Scientific Image In NC Museum of Art Exhibition, the ‘Art of Science and Innovation’

November 7, 2018

Wesley Legant has one of his scientific images on display in a new exhibition at the North Carolina Museum of Art, “The Art of Science and Innovation,” which showcases the hidden beauty of biomedical research that could help unlock new, life-saving treatments. The free exhibition runs through Jan. 14, 2019, and features stunning images from the labs of UNC School of Medicine scientists.

Irem Dagliyan and Devon Blake Awarded 2018 Lineberger Graduate Fellow Awards

November 2, 2018

Congratulations to Irem Dagliyan and Devon Blake, Pharmacology students in Channing Der’s lab, for being two of four recipients of the 2018 Lineberger Graduate Fellow Award! This annual award recognizes outstanding graduate students in the research programs of Members of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Klaus Hahn To Be Awarded Pearse Prize by Royal Microscopy Society

November 2, 2018

Klaus Hahn will receive the prestigious Pearse Prize from the Royal Microscopy Society for his pioneering work in the “design of biosensors and optogenetics to visualize and control signalling in living cells.” The prize is given every 4 to 5 years to “a scientist who has made a significant contribution to histochemistry and life sciences, and is still active in their field.” He will give a plenary lecture and receive the award in July in England.