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Chanin Tolson and Meredity Corley Win Poster Awards

June 1, 2015

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 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