February 21, 2023
Tag: Jack Griffith
February 20, 2023
Scientists make stunning discovery, find new protein activity in telomeres
UNC Lineberger researchers made the stunning discovery that telomeres contain genetic information to produce two small proteins, one of which they found is elevated in some human cancer cells.
July 13, 2020
Enigmatic protein sculpts DNA to repair harmful damage
Jack Griffith, PhD, co-authored a paper showing the role the XPG protein plays in DNA repair in healthy human cells, and how mutations can translate into diseases and cancer.
May 11, 2020
Griffith wins Photographic Society of America’s Progress Award
Jack Griffith, PhD, has received the Progress in Photography Award from the Photographic Society of America for his work using photo-microscopy with the electron microscope.
February 19, 2019
Virus linked to cancer takes over ‘cellular mail’ to alter tumor environment
A virus linked to cancer can hijack the host’s cellular mail and could help drive changes in the environment around tumors, researchers from the University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center found. A study published in PLOS Pathogens reports the Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpes virus can commandeer a mail system that host cells use to …
May 3, 2018
UNC Lineberger’s Griffith elected into National Academy of Sciences
UNC Lineberger's Jack Griffith, PhD, has conducted extensive research utilizing high-resolution electron microscopy to visualize protein-DNA interactions. He was elected into the National Academy of the Sciences, which is considered one of the highest scientific honors in the United States.