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Bob Goldstein, PhD, is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member researching to discover fundamental mechanisms in cell and developmental biology.

James L. Peacock III Distinguished Professor, Biology
UNC-Chapel Hill
Cancer Cell Biology

Area of Interest

We use C. elegans to discover fundamental mechanisms in cell and developmental biology relevant to basic cancer cell biology. We have also been developing the tardigrade Hypsibius exemplaris as an emerging model system for understanding how biological materials can survive extreme conditions.

Find publications on PubMed

Awards and Honors

  • Chapman Family Teaching Award, 2018
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 2007
  • Clare Hall Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University, 2007; Elected as Life Member, 2008
  • Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2005
  • Pew Scholar, 2000-2004
  • March of Dimes Basil O’Connor Scholar, 2000-2002
Headshot of Bob Goldstein.
  • Phone Number

    (919) 843-8575 (Office Phone)

  • Address

    616 Fordham Hall

    133 Medical Drive

    CB #3280

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599