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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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Brian Strahl’s lab pinpoints new role for enzyme in DNA repair

The discovery, from the lab of Brian Strahl, PhD, offers insights for the creation of better, more targeted therapies for various forms of cancer. Twelve years ago, UNC School of Medicine researcher Brian Strahl, PhD, found that a protein called … Continue reading

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Brian Strahl Promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Strahl who was promoted to full professor effective April 25, 2014. Brian Strahl’s laboratory has been at the forefront of understanding how histones and their covalent modifications regulate chromatin structure and function, with a particular emphasis … Continue reading

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Brian Strahl receives NIH and NSF grants to study gene expression

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Strahl, Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics for receiving grants from the NIH and NSF The National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation have given Dr. Brian Strahl grants to study the basic functions of … Continue reading

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Brian Strahl Promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Brian Strahl who was promoted to full professor effective April 25, 2014. Brian Strahl’s laboratory has been at the forefront of understanding how histones and their covalent modifications regulate chromatin structure and function, with a particular emphasis … Continue reading

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Brian Strahl featured in history of epigenetics story

Dr. Brian Strahl, associate professor of biochemistry & biophysics at UNC-Chapel Hill, is featured in a video and story about the history of epigenetics in the Jan 15, 2014 (Vol. 34, No. 2) issue of GEN (Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology … Continue reading

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A recent paper by Dr. Brian Strahl and colleagues on H3K9me and DNA methylation is selected as nature structural & molecular biology’s “article of the month”.

A recent paper by UNC researcher Dr. Brian D Strahl has been selected as the November 2012 article of the month by .  In this paper, Dr. Strahl and colleagues show how UHRF1, an E3 ubiquitin ligase, links H3K9 methylation to … Continue reading

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