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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 … Continued

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 … Continued

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 … Continued

Two CICBDD Scientists Receive Awards

November 19, 2015

Emily Hull-Ryde Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery Controlling the Mucus That Kills Pulmonary Patients 50 million Americans suffer from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and cystic fibrosis. A hallmark of these diseases is excessive mucus that can lead … Continued

Take a Flake Campaign

November 18, 2015

  By now you have seen the “blizzard” on the bulletin board outside of Marsico 3004. Now we need to clear that “snow!” As part of our CBMC holiday effort, let’s give back by showering our local Ronald McDonald House … Continued

Eshelman Gives $3 Million to School’s Drug-Discovery Center

October 29, 2015

September 3, 2014 By David Etchison The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has received a $3 million gift from philanthropist and pharmaceutical-industry executive Fred Eshelman. Eshelman’s gift will support the work of the School’s Center for Integrative Chemical Biology and … Continued