UNC Greensboro

Chemist searches fungi for anticancer drug leads

Image of Dr. Oberlies and student in leaves

Dr. Nicholas Oberlies describes himself as “pretty passionate” about fungi. That may be an understatement. “I could geek out about fungi for hours,” said the UNC Greensboro professor of chemistry and biochemistry. “You could argue that half of us wouldn’t be alive today if it weren’t for fungi.” Fungal cultures … Continued