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Using new knowledge about cell division, researchers look to improve chemotherapy effects

Using new knowledge about cell division, researchers look to improve chemotherapy effects

A study led by UNC Lineberger member Michael J. Emanuele, PhD, was featured on the cover of The Journal of Biological Chemistry. The researchers uncovered new details about a protein called NUSAP1 during chromosome segregation, and offered a possible way to sensitize cancer cells to a particular type of chemotherapy.

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Sharpless sworn in as National Cancer Institute director

Sharpless sworn in as National Cancer Institute director

Norman E. Sharpless, MD, who served as director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center from January 2014-June 2017, was formally sworn in as director of the National Cancer Institute on Oct. 17.

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Scientific retreat highlights faculty research, cancer center initiatives

Scientific retreat highlights faculty research, cancer center initiatives

During the annual UNC Lineberger Scientific Retreat on Oct. 10, Interim Director Shelton "Shelley" Earp shared his assessment of current and future research initiatives. Eight center researchers gave presentations on their work, and a poster competition highlighted the work of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.

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UNC Lineberger postdoctoral fellows receive Pagano Award

This year’s recipients of The Joseph S. Pagano Award are Rajarshi Choudhury, PhD, Rui Lu, PhD, and George Souroullas, PhD.

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