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Be sure to take note of this upcoming Special Event:
2015 Innovations in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Symposium

October 27 @ 1:00 pm – 6:30 pm in 1131 Bioinformatics

Featuring 5 speakers:
Thomas Kepler from Boston U., Arthur Lander from UC Irvine, Tobias Meyer from Stanford, Bryan Roth from UNC, Zefeng Wang from UNC. learn more

Upcoming Events


Katrina Kutchko Publishes Paper in RNA

Congratulations to Katrina Kutchko (Laederach Lab) who co-first authored a paper in RNA titled “Multiple conformations are a conserved and regulatory feature of the RB1 5′ UTR,” where they identified a novel set of RNA structures that affect RB1 expression in patients presenting with … Continued

Chanin Tolson and Meredith Corley

Chanin Tolson and Meredity Corley Win Poster Awards

Congratulations to Chanin Tolson and Meredith Corley (Laederach Lab) who’s posters titled “Autonomous Classification of RNA Structure Change” and “Detecting riboSNitches with RNA folding algorithms: a genome-wide benchmar” both won awards for computational innovation in RNA at the Annual meeting … Continued

John Mellnik GEAB Impact Award

John Mellnik receives GEAB Impact Award from UNC

John Mellnik (graduate student, Forest Lab) received a 2015 UNC Graduate Education Advancement Board (GEAB) Impact Award at an April 9 ceremony honoring the recipients. John received the award for his research to create more effective inhalers for patients with … Continued

Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena

Mammals are Genetically More Similar to Their Fathers

You might resemble or act more like your mother, but a novel research study from Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, Professor in the UNC Department of Genetics, and BCB faculty member, reveals that mammals are genetically more like their dads.  Specifically, … Continued