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Special Issue of Human Mutation:  ClinGen and ClinVar – Enabling Genomics in Precision Medicine

Special Issue of Human Mutation: ClinGen and ClinVar – Enabling Genomics in Precision Medicine

The ClinGen Steering Committee is excited to announce the release of a special issue of Human Mutation: ClinGen and ClinVar – Enabling Genomics in Precision Medicine. Jonathan Berg, Associate Professor of Genetics, served as guest editor.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Sept. 23 – Oct. 6, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for Sept. 23 – Oct. 6, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published twelve papers during Sept. 23 – Oct. 6, 2018.

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Cell Reports Paper from Koller Lab Featured in Review Article

Cell Reports Paper from Koller Lab Featured in Review Article

Trends in Cell Biology published a Spotlight article in the October 2018 edition focused on a recent Cell Reports paper from the laboratory of Bev Koller.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Sept. 9 – 22, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for Sept. 9 – 22, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published five papers during Sept. 9-22, 2018

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Mark Heise, PhD, Named Outstanding Mentor by Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Mark Heise, PhD, Named Outstanding Mentor by Office of Postdoctoral Affairs

Congratulations to Mark Heise, PhD, who has been named a 2018 Outstanding Mentor by the UNC Office of Postdoctoral Affairs!

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Department of Genetics Grant Awards for June-August 2018

Department of Genetics Grant Awards for June-August 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs and students were awarded more than $2.3M in grants during the months of June – August 2018.

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Department of Genetics Publications for August 26 – Sept. 8, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for August 26 – Sept. 8, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during August 26 – September 8, 2018.

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Department of Genetics Publications for August 12-25, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for August 12-25, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published six papers during August 12-25, 2018.

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Department of Genetics Publications for July 29 – Aug. 11, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for July 29 – Aug. 11, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during July 29 – Aug. 11, 2018.

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Highlighted Faculty: Daniel Schrider, PhD, Assistant Professor

Highlighted Faculty: Daniel Schrider, PhD, Assistant Professor

Dr. Dan Schrider is expanding his laboratory to study the demographic forces shaping human genetic variation and using deep neural networks to elucidate the genealogical information among individuals and species.

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Ageliki Tsagaratou, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics

Ageliki Tsagaratou, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics

Dr. Tsagaratou’s research interests are focused on epigenetic and transcriptional regulation in T cell differentiation, function and disease.

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Hyejung Won, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics

Hyejung Won, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics

Dr. Won’s research interests are focused on bridging the gap between genetic risk factors for psychiatric illnesses and neurobiological mechanisms by decoding the regulatory relationships of the non-coding genome.

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Dan McKay, PhD, Awarded Early Stage Investigator MIRA Award (R35)

Dan McKay, PhD, Awarded Early Stage Investigator MIRA Award (R35)

Dr. Dan McKay, Assistant Professor, Biology and Genetics and Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Studies (iBGS), has received an R35 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for his project titled “Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Developmental Gene Regulation”.

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Department of Genetics Publications for July 15-28, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for July 15-28, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eight papers during July 15-28, 2018.

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Samir Kelada, PhD, MPH,  Promoted to Associate Professor

Samir Kelada, PhD, MPH, Promoted to Associate Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Samir Kelada who has been promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics, effective 9/1/18.

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Department of Genetics Publications for July 1-14, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for July 1-14, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published nine papers during July 1-14, 2018.

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Department of Genetics Publications for June 17-30, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for June 17-30, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during June 17-30, 2018.

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Terry Furey, PhD Awarded CEHS Pilot Project

Terry Furey, PhD Awarded CEHS Pilot Project

Dr. Terrence Furey, Associate Professor of Genetics, was one of the awardees of the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) Pilot Projects Program.

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Department of Genetics Publications for June 3-16, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for June 3-16, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published fourteen papers during June 3-16, 2018.

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