Dr. Brian David Strahl on the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

A highly accomplished cancer researcher who presently serves as an Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, Dr. Brian David Strahl holds ties with the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). A leading scientific professional organization that boasts a membership base of more than 12,000, ASBMB channels its resources to advance understanding of natural life processes at the molecular level.

A drawing of UNC's first building by one of the university's early students posted at ncmuseumofhistory.org

Established in 1906, ASBMB maintains headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, leveraging the talents of individuals such as Dr. Brian David Strahl to accomplish a far-reaching set of goals over both the short and long term. To this end, the nonprofit agency works to obtain consistent funding for general research in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology, publishing groundbreaking findings in The Journal of Biological Chemistry, the Journal of Lipid Research, and Molecular & Cellular Proteomics. ASBMB also supports biology education at all academic levels and encourages diversity in the United States’ scientific workforce.


About drbrianstrahl

Brian David Strahl, a Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), started his research lab in 2001. His research areas include cancer biology, epigenetics and gene regulation. At UNC, Dr. Strahl provides instruction to undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral students in his laboratory. Over the years, Brian Strahl has received a number of important awards for his work in the field of gene expression and epigenetics. In 2009, he received the Ruth and Phillip Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement from UNC. In 2008, the National Institutes of Health awarded him a EUREKA (Exceptional, Unconventional Research Enabling Knowledge Acceleration). His alma mater, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, awarded him a Young Alumni Award in 2006 for scientific achievement. Brian Strahl has also won the ASBMB Schering-Plough Research Institute Award, a major biomedical award. In 2003, Dr. Strahl was honored by the White House for his achievements and was awarded a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. In 2004, Brian was a PEW Scholar in Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Strahl is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society for Microbiology and the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
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