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Third-year biology major fueled by his passion to serve others

   March 16, 2021

Third-year biology major DeAndre Guyton, fueled by his passion to serve others, has his sights on medical school following graduation.

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DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics

DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics
   February 1, 2021

Congratulations to our graduate student, Farida Yasmin, who received the very prestigious and competitive award: “DeLill Nasser Award for Professional Development in Genetics” from Genetics Society of America (GSA). The selection is based on the significance of research, productivity including publication record, service and leadership. Only 9-10...

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What's for dinner?

   January 11, 2021

Dr. Richard Chi is a cell biologist who is trying to figure out what’s for dinner― at the cellular level. Cells need to eat and drink, just like us! However, instead of the many food options we have at our whim, cellular diet is restricted to a constant intake of environmental fluids and nutrients, referred to as endocytosis. When all the food is gone, cells prolong their lives by deriving...

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Black Students in Science Club (BSS)

Black Students in Science Club (BSS)
   October 26, 2020

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UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence

UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence
   September 18, 2020

The UNC Charlotte Award for Teaching Excellence is one of the most important and prestigious traditions at UNC Charlotte.  This award honors outstanding non-tenure track teachers on our campus and provides an example of the University’s commitment to excellence in teaching.

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Goldwater Scholars Materials for Anti-Racism Initiative

Goldwater Scholars Materials for Anti-Racism Initiative
   June 9, 2020

Materials for an anti-racism initiative have been created by a group of Goldwater Scholars, forwarded by UNC Charlotte scholar Megan Mitchem (Gaston College, BIO) [Current SPARC4 scholar at UNCC]. Although it is directed toward those in STEM, the message is far broader and appropriate for all. Thanks to Megan and the other scholars for their ambitious and...

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Faculty Honored With College Awards For Their Exceptional Teaching

Faculty Honored With College Awards For Their Exceptional Teaching
   May 12, 2020

In recognition of their exceptional teaching and abilities to connect with students, Didier Dréau, Andrew Goff and Angela Jakeway have received the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Excellence in Teaching Awards for the 2019-2020 academic year.

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Biology Graduate Student Honored as Top Teaching Assistant

   April 13, 2020

Nitika, Ph.D., Biological Sciences, and Caroline Brinegar, MA, Geography, were recently designated UNC Charlotte’s most Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants (TA). 

The pair were recognized remotely as part of the University’s effort to fight the Coronavirus pandemic.  Each received the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, which includes $1,000 and a plaque.

The...

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Genome Integrity Group

Research Highlights of GIG Members
   February 12, 2020

The Genome Integrity Group (GIG) at UNC Charlotte is made up of a collaborative  group of investigators involved in interdisciplinary research to understand DNA replication, recombination, damage and repair mechanisms in cancer and other human diseases. The GIG at UNC Charlotte aims to develop novel technologies and methodologies to...

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Biology Doctoral Student Grows Impact through Research

Biology Doctoral Student Grows Impact through Research
   December 10, 2019

As UNC Charlotte biology doctoral student Farida Yasmin advances her research into the wild soybean and its potential to address worldwide food scarcity, she continues to grow her impact and her knowledge.

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