Brian Kuhlman

Brian Kuhlman, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member, Co-Director of UNC Molecular and Cellular Biophysics Program and Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine.

Brian Kuhlman

Associate Professor
UNC-Chapel Hill
Molecular Therapeutics

3096 Genetic Medicine Bld Chapel Hill

Area of interest

The focus of my laboratory is the development and application of computational methods for protein design. We are testing our software on a variety of design problems including the creation of novel protein-protein interactions and protein switches. In several cases, the proteins we are engineering will be useful for studying cancer and potentially treating cancer. Here, I briefly summarize four projects that we are working on that are relevant to cancer.

Awards and Honors

  • Stony Brook President's award for excellence in teaching by a graduate student, 1995
  • Stony Brook President's award for excellence in research by a graduate student, 1998
  • Damon Runyon/Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1999-2002.
  • Sloan Research Fellow, 2004
  • Beckman Young Investigator, 2004-2007
  • Searle Scholar, 2004-2007
  • Foresight Institute Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology, 2004
  • AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize, 2004
  • W.M. Keck Foundation Young Investigator in Medical Sciences, 2005-2010

Link to Publications on Reach NC site

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