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UNC researchers earn prestigious Keck award for cell cycle map
The labs of Jean Cook, PhD, and Jeremy Purvis, PhD, will develop the first-ever interactive molecular model of a crucial cellular process that controls healthy growth and diseases such as cancer.
Located in News / 2015 / July
All the Cell’s a Stage
Brian Strahl, PhD, and his band of biochemists unravel the complicated mysteries of the epigenetic code to find a culprit in cancer development.
Located in News / 2014 / October
Surprise Finding About HIV Reservoir Could Lead to Better Therapies
Researchers led by Ron Swanstrom, PhD, and colleagues in South Africa, discovered that the latent HIV reservoir that persists during antiretroviral treatment mostly reflects viruses present in the blood at the start of antiretroviral treatment.
Located in News / 2019 / October
The Man Behind the Nobel Prize
This week, Aziz Sancar is in Sweden to accept the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Life since the announcement that he won has been a little hectic.
Located in News / 2015 / December
Molecular battle in cancer cells offers clues for treatment
Researchers investigating a genetic mutation in brain cancer and leukemia patients have discovered how one cancer metabolite battles another normal metabolite to contribute cancer development.
Located in News / 2011 / January
Art of Science Competition sponsored in conjunction with Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium
Carolina Biosciences Alumni Reunion and Symposium is sponsoring an Art of Science Competition open to all UNC students, staff and faculty. Winners will get to have their art on display at the Ackland Art Museum.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / Feb. 21
UNC scientists reveal how cells destroy RNA, a key to understanding disease
The finding, from the lab of William Marzluff, PhD, provides insight into how genetic diseases, such as various cancers, develop in the body.
Located in News / 2014 / March
Tools used to decipher 'histone code' may be faulty
Recent research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has found a number of issues with histone antibodies, the main tools used to decipher this code, suggesting they may need more rigorous testing.
Located in News / 2010 / December
Researchers identify genetic sequence that helps to coordinate synthesis of DNA-packaging proteins
Research conducted in fruit flies at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has pinpointed a specific DNA sequence that both triggers the formation of the “histone locus body” and turns on all the histone genes in the entire block.
Located in News / 2013 / March
UNC researchers identify important step in sperm reprogramming
A study from the UNC School of Medicine has illuminated a key step of demethylation, giving stem cell researchers critical information as they try to reprogram adult cells to mimic the curative and self-renewing properties of stem cells.
Located in News / 2011 / September