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Brian Kuhlman, Ph.D., Protein Robotics: Making Science Fun while Improving Human Health
Brian Kuhlman, Ph.D., is the dynamic co-developer of the popular molecular modeling software Rosetta. His laboratory in the Biochemistry and Biophysics Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is creating new methods in Rosetta for designing proteins with novel shapes and functions.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2018 / News
By solving a mystery of gene repair, scientists uncover an exception to biology’s rules
UNC Lineberger's Dale Ramsden, PhD, and his colleagues published a major study in the journal Science revealing surprising findings about the way major breaks in our DNA are repaired.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Can Scientists Change Mucus to Make It Easier to Clear, Limiting Harm to Lungs?
UNC School of Medicine and Duke University researchers, led by Brian Button, PhD, show why coughing can’t force mucus free from airways to help people battle cystic fibrosis and chronic bronchitis, and how new treatments could alter mucus to make coughing more therapeutic.
Located in News / 2018 / November
Congratulations to Five Biochemistry and Biophysics Faculty for their Long Service to the State
The UNC Chapel Hill Human Resources acknowledged the total state service for these members of the department of Biochemistry and Biophysics for the second half of 2018.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2018 / News
Could Reading our Circadian Clocks According to DNA Repair Optimize Chemotherapy?
For the first time, UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar analyzed whole-genome DNA repair in an animal over 24 hours to find which genes were repaired, where exactly, and when, laying the groundwork for a more precise use of anti-cancer drugs.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Edward Bahnson one of 60 New US Citizens Naturalized at UNC
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ Raleigh-Durham Field Office held a naturalization ceremony at the FedEx Center on UNC’s campus last Friday where residents from 30 different countries across the world were sworn in as American citizens.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2018 / News
Epigenetics: Brian Strahl, Ph.D., Faculty Spotlight
Strahl lab has been at the forefront of deciphering how our genetic information or the blue print of life – which exists in the form of DNA – is packaged into cells and how it becomes accessed and read for the process of gene expression.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2018 / News
Eron, Kuhlman named Smithies Investigators
The UNC School of Medicine selected professors from the departments of medicine and biochemistry & biophysics for the annual award in honor of the late Oliver Smithies, UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner.
Located in News / 2018 / December
G. Greg Wang received a Career Development Program grant from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The LLS grant will enable Wang lab to carry out unbiased oncogene target screening and shift towards new therapies of hematological malignancies.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2018 / News
Gene therapy researchers find viral barcode to cross the blood-brain barrier
UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Aravind Asokan, PhD, reveal how certain gene-carrying AAV vectors can penetrate the brain more efficiently to treat brain and spinal cord conditions, while reducing liver payload.
Located in News / 2018 / February