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What are the Triggers of DNA Replication Errors?
February 16, 2018
Dr. Hashim Al-Hashimi, senior author on a recent article in the journal, Nature, found that motions in the DNA structure...
Biochemistry Volunteers at the Central and Eastern NC Food Bank
January 8, 2018
The Biochemistry Department’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee organized a group to volunteer at the Central and Eastern North Carolina...
New Discoveries on the Primary Human Cold and Menthol Sensors
December 13, 2017
A study by Seok-Yong Lee, PhD reveals a three-layered architecture of the cold and menthol sensing ion channel TRPM8. Read...
Eric Gouaux, PhD Presents at the Nozaki Lecture
December 8, 2017
Eric Gouaux, PhD, Senior Scientist Vollum Institute and HHMI Investigator at Oregon Health and Science University presented Molecular Mechanisms of...
Vann Bennett MD, PhD Calls it Fault-Free Obesity
December 1, 2017
As the senior author of a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vann Bennett MD,...
Students Win Outstanding Poster Presentations
November 21, 2017
Congratulations to Atul Rangadurai (Al-Hashimi lab), Yuqian Roger Shi (Beese lab), Heather Tarbet (Boyce lab), Bushu Dong (Thiele lab), Qinglin...
Two Win Graduate Student Service Award
November 9, 2017
Emily McFadden of the Hargrove lab and Nichole Orench-Rivera of the Kuehn lab have been recognized for volunteering their time...
Studies by the Schumacher and Brennan Laboratories on a Francisella tularensis transcription factor-nucleotide complex reveal underpinnings of virulence.
September 8, 2017
Studies on a Francisella tularensis transcription factor-nucleotide complex reveal underpinnings of virulence. ( Link1 ) ( Link2 )
Glycosylation of KEAP1 links nutrient sensing to redox stress signaling (Boyce Lab)
September 8, 2017
O‐GlcNAcylation is an essential, nutrient‐sensitive post‐translational modification, but its biochemical and phenotypic effects remain incompletely understood. To address this question,...
The Yang lab discovered a new ion conductance
August 30, 2017
The Yang lab discovered a new ion conductance that is important for cerebellar motor learning Inferior olivary (IO) neurons in...