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January 8, 2018
Biochemistry Volunteers at the Central and Eastern NC Food Bank
The Biochemistry Department’s Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Committee organized a group to volunteer at the Central and Eastern North Carolina...
December 13, 2017
New Discoveries on the Primary Human Cold and Menthol Sensors
A study by Seok-Yong Lee, PhD reveals a three-layered architecture of the cold and menthol sensing ion channel TRPM8. Read...
December 8, 2017
Eric Gouaux, PhD Presents at the Nozaki Lecture
Eric Gouaux, PhD, Senior Scientist Vollum Institute and HHMI Investigator at Oregon Health and Science University presented Molecular Mechanisms of...
December 1, 2017
Vann Bennett MD, PhD Calls it Fault-Free Obesity
As the senior author of a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vann Bennett MD,...
November 21, 2017
Students Win Outstanding Poster Presentations
Congratulations to Atul Rangadurai (Al-Hashimi lab), Yuqian Roger Shi (Beese lab), Heather Tarbet (Boyce lab), Bushu Dong (Thiele lab), Qinglin...
November 9, 2017
Two Win Graduate Student Service Award
Emily McFadden of the Hargrove lab and Nichole Orench-Rivera of the Kuehn lab have been recognized for volunteering their time...
September 8, 2017
Studies by the Schumacher and Brennan Laboratories on a Francisella tularensis transcription factor-nucleotide complex reveal underpinnings of virulence.
Studies on a Francisella tularensis transcription factor-nucleotide complex reveal underpinnings of virulence. ( Link1 ) ( Link2 )
September 8, 2017
Glycosylation of KEAP1 links nutrient sensing to redox stress signaling (Boyce Lab)
O‐GlcNAcylation is an essential, nutrient‐sensitive post‐translational modification, but its biochemical and phenotypic effects remain incompletely understood. To address this question,...
August 30, 2017
The Yang lab discovered a new ion conductance
The Yang lab discovered a new ion conductance that is important for cerebellar motor learning Inferior olivary (IO) neurons in...
August 2, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Allison Stelling!
Congratulations to Dr. Allison Stelling! Allison a postdoctoral fellow in the Al-Hashimi laboratory has just been awarded an NIH Postdoctoral...