- Associated Press - Monday, November 23, 2015

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - Chapel Hill is planning to honor a UNC professor who won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Chemistry.

The mayor and Town Council will give a key to the city to Dr. Aziz Sancar, who earned the award this year for work on mapping cellular mechanisms related to DNA repair.

The ceremony will take place 7 p.m. Monday.

Sancar is a native of Turkey who’s been a professor at the university since 1982. He’s also a Chapel Hill resident.

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