Stacy M. Horner, Ph.D., Duke University Medical Center
Sactipeptides: A Ribosomal Route to a-Helix Mimetics for Targeted Disruption of Protein- Protein Interactions
Paul Himes, CBMC
150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC
The purpose of the 2015 UNC-Duke Developmental/Molecular Therapeutics Retreat, being held September 25 at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill - is to provide both institutes with an overview of the science generated out of the two programs and explore how collaborations could be established for future grant submissions or inter-institutional consortium projects. Registration is now open.
Kenneth C. Williams, Ph.D., Boston College
100 Friday Center Dr.
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
UNC Lineberger's 40th Annual Postdoc-Faculty day will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, at the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education in Chapel Hill, NC. Registration is now open.
Unlocking Cryptic Biosynthesis Pathways in Burkholderia Cenocepacia to Discover Small-Molecule Contributors of Pathogenesis
Ashely Kretsch, Chemistry
31 Woodfin St, Asheville, NC 28801
In partnership with the Mountain Area Health Education Center, this all-day Continuing Medical Education Conference is provided through leadership of the course director Dr. Jared Weiss from the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The event will focus on tissue acquisition, predictive markers and prognostic markers to improve cancer care for lung cancer, colon cancer, melanoma and leukemia/lymphoma. 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits are available for this educational activity.
Tarun Kapoor, Rockefeller University
Michael Fischbach, USCF
The 9th Chapel Hill Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference will be held at the Carolina Club, Chapel Hill on Thursday, October 15. The theme of the Conference is Frontiers in Chemical Biology: Transforming Drug Discovery. Featured speakers include Kevan Shokat (UCSF), Tom Muir (Princeton), Donald McDonnell (Duke), Bryan Roth (UNC), Stephen Fesik (Vanderbilt), Brian Shoichet (UCSF), Stephen Frye (UNC) and Tom Kodadek (Scripps). The registration is free, but is required by September 30 to attend the Conference. There is also a poster session at the Conference, and all posters are eligible for competition of poster awards. Students and postdoctoral fellows are highly encouraged to submit poster abstracts.