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Odessa Goudy named Rosetta Commons Outreach Fellow

November 15, 2021

Congratulations Odessa! UNC Biochemistry and Biophysics news post full article Excerpt: “This month we are excited to announce that Odessa Goudy, a graduate student in Brian Kuhlman’s lab, recently received a Rosetta Commons Outreach Fellowship! As a Rosetta Commons Fellow, Odessa attended … Read more

Maple View Farm Social

October 20, 2021

Thanks to our student leaders, Derek and Max, for planning a fall ice cream social at Maple View Farm! News post on BCBP website

Welcome Rebecca Berlow to UNC

August 27, 2021

Rebecca Berlow will be joining the MCBP training program as a faculty member beginning in January 2022. Rebecca has been appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. View the BCBP news post for details. Welcome, … Read more

Brian Kuhlman receives mentorship award

December 15, 2020

Brian Kuhlman, co-director of the Molecular and Cellular Biophysics training program, received the Award for Excellence in Basic Science Mentoring. This is awarded to select faculty members affiliated with the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP) who demonstrate excellence in … Read more

Shannon Speer earns her PhD!

November 12, 2020

Shannon Speer defended her dissertation under the guidance of Dr. Gary Pielak on November 10th, 2020 and received her PhD. The title of her dissertation is “Protein Complex Stability in Living Cells.” Shannon received her B.S. in chemistry from Rhodes … Read more

Justin Rectenwald earns his PhD

November 11, 2020

Justin Rectenwald earned his PhD after the successful defense of his dissertation titled “TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FOR INHIBITOR DISCOVERY OF CHROMATIN ASSOCIATED PROTEINS LINKED TO LYSINE METHYLATION.” Read about it in the Biochemistry and Biophysics department news post! UNC BCBP news article … Read more

Odessa Goudy named finalist in 3MT competition

October 14, 2020

Each year, UNC graduate students have the opportunity to compete in the 3 Minute Thesis academic competition to enhance presentation and communication skills. Odessa Goudy, a PhD student in the Biochemistry and Biophysics department and trainee in the Molecular and … Read more

Cathy Spangler uses cryo-EM to determine structure of cGAS

October 6, 2020

Biochemistry and biophysics PhD student, Cathy Spangler, researches in Robert McGinty’s lab and recently published a paper in collaboration with Joshua Boyer, Joshua Strauss, Andrew Cesmat, Pengda Liu, Robert McGinty, and Qi Zhang, titled Structural basis of nucleosome-dependent cGAS inhibition. This … Read more