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Dr. Brian David Strahl Awarded NIGMS Outstanding Investigator Grant

  Brian David Strahl, Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics and Oliver Smithies Investigator, has been awarded a 5-Year Outstanding Investigator R35 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for his research on gene expression and chromatin regulation. The goal of the MIRA award is to increase the … Continue reading

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Yeh and Strahl named Smithies Investigators

The UNC School of Medicine selected professors from the departments of surgery, and biochemistry and biophysics for the annual award in honor of Oliver Smithies, UNC’s first Nobel Prize winner. Jen Jen Yeh, MD, and Brian Strahl, PhD January 31, … Continue reading

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Researchers show how a cancer gene protects genome organization

UNC study uncovers crucial function of a yeast enzyme Set2 whose well-conserved human counterpart is often mutated in cancers, especially kidney cancer. Media Contact: Mark Derewicz, 919-923-0959, mark.derewicz@unchealth.unc.edu June 13, 2017 CHAPEL HILL, NC – UNC School of Medicine researchers … Continue reading

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New Strahl lab photo of 2017!

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New antibody portal bolsters biomedical research reliability

UNC’s Brian Strahl, PhD, and Van Andel Research Institute’s Scott Rothbart, PhD, create a robust online interactive database to address science’s ‘antibody crisis’. July 23, 2015 CHAPEL HILL, NC – For years, a crisis has been brewing in molecular biology. … Continue reading

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UNC Program in Chromatin and Epigenetics Launches

UNC has launched a new program that aims to address the fundamental gaps in knowledge surrounding epigenetic regulation, with a long-term goal of developing novel therapeutic approaches towards treating human disease. The program is centered around a highly collaborative and … Continue reading

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Epigenetic Breakthrough: A first of its kind tool to study the histone code

Scientists from UNC-Chapel Hill have created a new way to investigate epigenetic mechanisms important in diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to cancers. Robert Duronio, PhD; Daniel McKay, PhD; Greg Matera, PhD; Brian Strahl, PhD. CHAPEL HILL, NC –University of North Carolina … Continue reading

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