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UNC Scientist Aziz Sancar Wins Nobel Prize for Chemistry
Sancar’s team mapped DNA repair mechanisms that protect us against cancer.
Located in News / 2015 / October
Harriet Fulbright Institute announces the Prof. Aziz Sancar Girls in STEM Project
Seven hundred girls from seven cities in Turkey will engage in science, technology, engineering, and math education during a series of three-day conferences.
Located in News / 2016 / March
And Then There Were Two . . .
From aspiring soccer star to world-renowned biochemist, Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, joined Carolina’s other Nobel Laureate, Oliver Smithies, PhD, during a celebration of science at the UNC School of Medicine.
Located in News / 2015 / October
New antibody portal bolsters biomedical research reliability
UNC’s Brian Strahl, PhD, and Van Andel Research Institute’s Scott Rothbart, PhD, create a robust online interactive database to address science’s ‘antibody crisis’.
Located in News / 2015 / July
Sancar’s Replica Nobel Medal Now on Display at Wilson Library
Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, donated one of three gold-plated medals as permanent gift to the university and it is now on display in the numismatics exhibit.
Located in News / 2019 / January
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
Researchers identify timeline for HIV replication in the brain
A new study in PLoS Pathogens shows that HIV can infect the brain early on and should be combated as soon as possible with antiretroviral therapy to limit risk of dementia
Located in News / 2015 / March
UNC researchers link aging to cellular interactions that occur across generations
Shawn Ahmed, PhD, shows that tweaking specific cellular mechanisms helps tiny worms overcome infertility through a pathway of cellular interactions that result in long life. The finding gives clues to how the molecular interactions in cells of one organism affect progeny many generations later.
Located in News / 2014 / April
Scientists find missing link between players in the epigenetic code
New research from UNC has established a new link between two fundamental epigenetic tags -- histone H3 lysine 9 methylation and DNA methylation -- in humans.
Located in News / 2012 / September
Strahl featured in video about history of epigenetics
Dr. Brian Strahl, associate professor of biochemistry and biophysics, is featured in "Epigenetics: A Timeline" in Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. The video spans 130 years of research.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 30