Biological Sciences faculty grants top $4 Million this year.
External funding award dollars to faculty in the Biological Sciences department are the 2nd highest among all units and across all colleges at UNC Charlotte.
Biological Sciences faculty grants from NIH, NSF, NOAA, and private foundations totaled $3.39 million in 2020-2021.
80% of NIH R01 grant projects on campus are led by faculty in Biological Sciences and its affiliated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences program.
Dr. Andrew Truman and his research team strive to cure cancer one PTM at a time.
Areas of Excellence
JUNIOR FACULTY SPOTLIGHTS
New Awards in 2021
.... received 3 years support NSF award "RoL: NSFDEB-BSF: Studying the evolution of the antiviral pathway in a cnidarian model interacting with diverse viral communities".
.... and his colleagues Chris Maher (Director of Research Computing), Dan Janies (BINF), Aidong Lu (CS), Samira Shaikh (CS), and Ed Smith (Research Associate, BIOL) received a new NSF award "Networking Infrastructure: Advanced Network for Research at UNC Charlotte".
.... and co investigators Junya Tomida (BIOL), Shan Yan (BIOL), and Christine Richardson (BIOL) received an NIH/NCI R01 award "Understanding the reciprocal regulation between Hsp70 and the DNA damage response"