John Mellnik receives GEAB Impact Award from UNC

April 13, 2015

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

Mammals are Genetically More Similar to Their Fathers

March 4, 2015

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

Meredith Corley publishes paper in Nucleic Acids Research

February 18, 2015

Meredith Corley (graduate student, Laederach Lab) is first author on a paper published last week in Nucleic Acids Research that was titled: “Detecting riboSNitches with RNA folding algorithms: a genome-wide benchmark”. In the paper, Meredith and collaborators evaluate 11 different … Continued

Sara Selitsky publishes paper in Scientific Reports

January 8, 2015

Sara Selitsky (graduate student, Sethupathy & Lemon Labs) has recently first-authored a paper published in Scientific Reports (Nature‘s open access journal), titled Small tRNA-derived RNAs are increased and more abundant than microRNAs in chronic hepatitis B and C. In this … Continued