A UNC team led by geologist Tamlin Pavelsky has received a $1.5 million grant from NASA’s Earth Science Division to expand a pilot citizen science program to measure lake water storage from North Carolina to the globe.
Samantha Kistler is a doctoral candidate within the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Her research focuses on developing and evaluating the modifications that occur within Ras proteins, which may allow for protein-specific drug targeting.
Because of nationwide E. coli outbreaks — like the most recent in tainted romaine lettuce from Arizona — UNC Institute of Marine Sciences researcher Rachel Noble has developed a rapid E. coli test that only takes an hour to 90 minutes to conduct.
Jillian Dempsey is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on understanding how to harness the sun’s energy to create clean fuel.
Elizabeth Olson, professor of geography and global studies within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences, talks about her research as a scholar-in-residence at the UNC Center for Urban and Regional Studies.
What makes certain molecules come together into the same droplet or “safe harbor,” and why is that important? That’s what UNC biologist Amy Gladfelter and chemist Kevin Weeks unpack in a recent paper published in Science.