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David H. Thompson, PhD to Visit CICBDD

December 9, 2016

   Read: His tagged cryocapture – Langmuir 2016 The Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery Presents: David H. Thompson, PhD Professor – Organic Chemistry Purdue University   “Development of New Tools for Accelerated Protein Structure Determination and Reaction … Read more

GE IN Cell Analyzer 2200

October 25, 2016

Thanks to the North Carolina Biotechnology Center Institutional Development Grant (NCBC IDG) program, the CICBDD and the Hooker Imaging Core were awarded $200,000 to support the purchase of a high content cell imaging system.  Matching funds for the instrument were … Read more

NCI Renews Partnership with UNC to Seek New Cancer Drugs

October 14, 2016

October 6, 2016 By David Etchison The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will pursue treatments for specific cancer targets as a specialized member of the National Cancer Institute’s renewed Experimental Therapeutics, or NExT, program. Because of its unique … Read more

New Research Funding

October 6, 2016

R01 Stephen Frye, PhD and Lindsey James, PhD will collaborate with PI Matt Redinbo, PhD on his R01 grant from NCI entitled Microbiome-Targeted Probes to Eliminate Chemotherapy-Induced GI Toxicity.  The overarching hypothesis is that microbial enzymes expressed by the GI … Read more

Rob McGinty Joins CBMC, CICBDD

August 3, 2016

Rob was born in Muscatine, Iowa, and adds “but spent all of my school age years in Portland, Oregon. Since then I have been an academic nomad with undergraduate studies at Iowa State University followed by graduate work in the … Read more

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Celebrates Top Ranking

March 31, 2016

Story by Susan Hudson, University Gazette Video by Carly Swain, Office of Communications and Public Affairs Published March 30, 2016   Read the article in its entirety here.

Sarah Scarry Appointed Research Assistant Professor

March 21, 2016

Dr. Sarah Scarry was appointed to the position of Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  Dr. Scarry will be expanding her medicinal chemistry expertise into the arena … Read more

2016 Recipient of the AACP New Investigator Award

January 14, 2016

We are pleased to announce that our very own Nate Hathaway has been named a 2016 recipient of the AACP New Investigator Award. Nate’s award centers around the “Development of Novel Inhibitors of Mammalian Heterochromatin Gene Repression.”  View all the … Read more

PharmAlliance Grant 2016

January 14, 2016

Lindsey James, Steve Headey (Monash University, Australia), Ken Pearce and Stephen Frye have been awarded a grant by the PharmAlliance Research Working Group and Deans to assist in funding preliminary data for the project “Discovery of Inhibitors for the Methyl-Lysine … Read more

Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Developmental Grant

January 14, 2016

  Ken Pearce and collaborator Channing Der (Pharmacology) received a UNC Lineberger Development Research Grant for their proposal, “A Cellular Screen Utilizing the Global Protein Stability Method to Identify Chemical Probes that Expedite the Myc-degradation Pathway.” (Jan. 2016)

CICBDD Welcomes Two New Postdocs

January 12, 2016

The Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery welcomes Jichen Zhao to the Medicinal Chemistry Group and Gwonchan Yoon to the Computational Biophysics and Molecular Design Group. Jichen joins us from the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, where he … Read more