exploring how small changes can make a big difference

In the Sandefur Lab, we enjoy diverse and dynamic collaborations and civic engagement and are passionate about accessible, rigorous, interdisciplinary curriculum that incorporates research in the classroom.


  • Funded grant on data science!

    28 Sep 2017

    The Sandefur Lab is excited to be a collaborator on the recently awarded UNC Research Opportunities Initiative (UNC ROI) project entitled “Data Science: Infohub for Rare Diseases.” Lead investigator: Alexander Tropsha, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Partnering institutions: North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at […]

  • Paper published on airway surface liquid model

    16 Sep 2017

    In collaboration with researchers at UNC Chapel Hill, we recently published a paper in PNAS on the role of ATP and adenosine signaling in airway surface liquid homeostasis.

  • Trickster Outreach at Prospect

    5 Apr 2017

    Trickster Outreach Day 1 at Prospect School was a success! We started the afternoon with a POGIL worksheet on DNA Structure, then moved into extracting DNA from strawberries. It got a little messy but was a lot of fun. Thank you to Duke Energy Foundation for funding this project.