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Six UNC faculty recognized by prestigious international scientific society
Biochemist Henrik Dohlman, microbiologist William Goldman, geneticist Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, virologist Nancy Raab-Traub, geneticist Jeff Sekelsky and biochemist Yue Xiong are new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Located in News / 2011 / December
UNC’s Saskia Neher selected as 2012 Pew Scholar
Neher is the eleventh such recipient for UNC since the program began in 1985 and she is one of 8 women among 22 awardees overall nationwide.
Located in News / 2012 / June
Heat helped hasten life's beginnings
New research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill investigating the effect of temperature on extremely slow chemical reactions suggests that the time required for evolution on a warm earth is shorter than critics might expect.
Located in News / 2010 / December
DNA replication protein also has a role in mitosis, cancer
The finding presents a possible explanation for why so many cancers possess not just genomic instability, but also more or less than the usual 46 DNA-containing chromosomes.
Located in News / 2012 / May
UNC CFAR federal funding extended through 2016
The UNC Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) plays an active role in education and outreach, and provides developmental grant awards to support new ideas and new investigators in HIV/AIDS research.
Located in News / 2011 / September
UNC researchers link gene to increased dendritic spines – a signpost of autism
By deleting the NrCAM gene, scientists have found a potential way to cut back on the neural connections implicated in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Located in News / 2014 / September
How Does Plant DNA Avoid the Ravages of UV Radiation?
The lab of UNC Nobel laureate Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, reveals first-ever repair map of an entire multicellular organism to illuminate some interesting inner workings of the plant kingdom’s DNA highly efficient repair system.
Located in News / 2018 / April