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Large Aggregates of ALS-causing Protein Might Actually Help Brain Cells
UNC School of Medicine scientists led by Nikolay Dokholyan, PhD, add to evidence that small aggregates of SOD1 protein are the brain-cell killing culprits in ALS, but the formation of larger, more visible, and fibril-like aggregates of the same protein may protect brain cells.
Located in News / 2018 / April
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
Strahl earns MIRA award from NIH
The National Institute of General Medical Sciences awarded Brian Strahl, PhD, $1.9 million over five years to continue investigating the detailed mechanisms of gene expression and chromatin, which are crucial to various diseases, especially cancers.
Located in News / 2018 / April
11th Biennial North Carolina Biophysics Symposium brought together North Carolina Biophysicists
The symposium brought together North Carolina Biophysicists and this year’s meeting was organized & sponsored by NC State, Duke, UNC, Wake Forest, and the NIEHS. Sessions focused on RNA Structure and Dynamics, Cellular Microenvironments, Protein Engineering and Design, and Blood Coagulation.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2018 / Events
2018 Biochemistry and Biophysics Student Symposium
Students presented their research on October 18 and November 1, 2018 at the Biochemistry and Biophysics Student Symposium.
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2018 / Events
2018 Biochemistry and Biophysics Department Winter Holiday Party and Staff Excellence Awards
Our department gathered at the Carolina Club to celebrate the holidays. After a delectable dinner, Dr. Beverly Errede presented the Staff Excellence Awards to Carolyn Clabo, Communications and Development, and Ming Jing Wu PhD, Lab Manager (Neher lab). Graduate students Aaztli Coria and Gage Leighton led us in a trivia game. Congratulations Team Butter Ball. Raffle prizes added to our fun!
Located in Biochemistry and Biophysics News / December 2018 / Events
UNC Lineberger’s Griffith elected into National Academy of Sciences
A pioneer in high-resolution electron microscopy, Jack Griffith, PhD, earned one of the most prestigious honors in science during a career packed with distinguished research and collaborations that began prior to him coming to UNC-Chapel Hill in 1978.
Located in News / 2018 / May
UNC researchers discover how body temperature wrecks potential dengue, Zika vaccine
The UNC School of Medicine labs of Brian Kuhlman, PhD, and Aravinda de Silva, PhD, found that key components of a potentially potent vaccine fall apart due to body temperature, leaving us susceptible to severe infection.
Located in News / 2018 / May
Scientists discover new gene expression mechanism with possible role in human disease
UNC School of Medicine researchers, led by Brian Strahl, PhD, found surprising role for a protein called Spt6, which is crucial to the maintenance of proper messenger RNA levels in cells, a discovery that opens new research avenues and suggests a target for basic understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of human diseases.
Located in News / 2018 / June
Kuhlman wins DeLano Award for computer applications to enhance research
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology issued 12 awards to top scientists, including Brian Kuhlman, PhD, professor of biochemistry and biophysics.
Located in News / 2018 / July