Three members of CICBDD (Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery) provide commentary to Nature Chemical Biology, October 2017 edition. Read the article here.
Yearly Archives: 2017
Stephen Frye has announced new Director roles in the CICBDD for Samantha Pattenden and Lindsey James based on their ongoing contributions to the mission of the Center. These titles will make visible their role in fostering collaborations with other UNC … Continued
The Graduate School at UNC-CH hosted the Summer Undergraduate Pipeline Research Symposium. It brought students and their mentors together to showcase the work that the 139 undergraduates from across the country participated in over the last few weeks. Representing 14 … Continued
Edward Leete Award Purpose To recognize outstanding contributions to teaching and research in Organic Chemistry Nature The award will be presented no more than biennially during the fall national meeting of the American Chemical Society. The Award consists of a … Continued
Congratulations, Dmitri! The Eshelman Innovation Institute (EII) recently granted two awards to Dmitri Kireev. The EII Tier 1 award allows him to study “Taming entropic pseudo-forces for chemical biology and drug discovery. The second award is an EII Tier 2 … Continued
Katherine Hayes Joins CICBDD for Two Weeks Katherine Hayes, from the LA area, came to UNC to learn about Chemistry and Drug Discovery. On the recommendation of her teacher, she approached us with hopes of seeing a lab in operation, … Continued
Congratulations are in order for Samantha Pattenden, Paul Dayton (Biomedical Engineering) and Ian Davis (Genetics, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology) for their award, National Cancer Institute Innovative Molecular Analysis Technologies Program R33. Formalin-fixed paraffin embedded (FFPE) patient biopsy samples are an important source … Continued
Kelsey Lamb has been selected to receive a 2017-2018 ACS MEDI Pre-doctoral Fellowship. The ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship is a prestigious award that has been given annually since 1991. Many of the recipients of this award have … Continued
Robert McGinty, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been selected as a 2017 Searle Scholar. He is the first Searle Scholar named at the … Continued
Along with Mauro Calabrese (Pharmacology), Samantha Pattenden was granted a Tier 1 award from the Eshelman Institute for Innovation. The award allows them to develop small molecule probes to inhibit the regulatory capacity of long noncoding RNAs. Molecules called long … Continued
Read the entire article by Lisa M. Jarvis, Senior Correspondent, C&EN.
Samantha Pattenden has led a team of UNC scientists to a successful Institutional Development Grant application from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center for the project Advanced Acoustic Sonication for High Throughput Nucleic Acid Fragmentation, Biospecimen Processing, and Drug Discovery. The … Continued
Oliver Bell, PhD IMBA – Institute of Molecular Biotechnology Oliver Bell will visit UNC on April 10 and 11. At 4 PM on Tuesday, April 11, he will present a seminar in Bioinformatics 1131 titled, “The silent Polycomb revolution – … Continued
Congratulations to Tigran Abramyan who has been approved for a domestic travel award from the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA). Tigran will attend the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition, to present research conducted in collaboration with the Lineberger Comprehensive … Continued