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July 12, 2023

Leibfarth announced as inaugural Institute for Convergent Science faculty fellow

The institute’s Faculty Fellowship Progr … Read more

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October 27, 2021

Chemist Frank Leibfarth joins Popular Science’s Brilliant 10 of 2021

Leibfarth’s research on the removal of P … Read more

October 6, 2021

Clemens named Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Convergent Science

Chris Clemens, director of the UNC Institute for Convergent Science, was named Chancellor’s Eminent Professor of Convergent Science. He is only the third holder of the prestigious Chancellor’s Eminent Professorship.

October 6, 2021

UNC selected as NSF I-Corps site

The National Science Foundation names the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill an I-Corps site. The prestigious designation will position Carolina to deliver focused entrepreneurship training and customer discovery research as part of a larger national effort.

May 26, 2021

A convergent code

Many cancers and rare diseases have origins in our DNA. A team of UNC faculty from many scientific backgrounds are converging around the field of epigenetics to rewrite faulty instructions by delivering chemical compounds to our genome – to treat genetic diseases without changing the DNA itself.