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UNC physicists played key roles in Nobel Award-winning project

John Wilkerson, Reyco Henning and Mark Howe made significant contributions toward the discovery that neutrinos change identities as they travel from the core of the sun to the surface of the earth.

From lab bench to marketplace

Between creating a new 3-D manufacturing method and engineering medical cures on the nano-level, it may look like Joseph DeSimone’s interests are all over the map.

UNC faculty working to predict storm surge for Hurricane Joaquin

A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence and Renaissance Computing Institute are running the ADCIRC storm surge computer model every six hours to predict potential storm surge, waves and flooding along the U.S. East Coast caused by Hurricane Joaquin. ADCIRC is a leading computer model for storm surge studies … Continued

Joseph DeSimone receives $250,000 Kabiller Prize in Nanoscience and Nanomedicine

One of the largest monetary awards for achievement in nanoscience recognizes DeSimone’s PRINT technology, a breakthrough technology that has been used to make advances toward the development of new cancer treatments, inhalable therapeutics and next generation vaccines for malaria, pneumonia and dengue.

CANCELLED Battaglini next featured speaker at Tar Heel Tailgate Talks

Claudio Battaglini, a former soccer star and international-level coach turned award-winning Carolina professor, will serve as feature speaker for the Sept. 26 Tar Heel Tailgate Talk.

Grants to help identify variants in the genome’s regulatory regions that affect disease risk

Six new grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), including one to researchers in UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences, will support scientists in developing new computational approaches for searching among millions of genomic variants to find those that make a difference in disease susceptibility or in other traits.

Meet the new Royster Fellows: Exceptional Carolina graduate students

The Graduate School’s Royster Society of Fellows attracts exceptionally talented graduate students from around the world. Many of them pursue graduate studies in the College of Arts and Sciences.