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Department of Genetics Publications for March 25 – April 7, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for March 25 – April 7, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published seventeen papers during March 25-April 7, 2018.

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Will Valdar, PhD, Recognized for Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education

Will Valdar, PhD, Recognized for Outstanding Contribution to Graduate Education

Dr. William Valdar, Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics and Associate Director of the Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB), was accepted to the UNC Graduate School’s Frank Porter Graham Honor Society in recognition of outstanding contribution to graduate education at UNC

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Department of Genetics Publications for March 11-24, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for March 11-24, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published ten papers during March 11-24, 2018.

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Will Valdar, PhD, Awarded NIGMS Outstanding Investigator Grant

Will Valdar, PhD, Awarded NIGMS Outstanding Investigator Grant

Dr. Will Valdar, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, has received an R35 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for his project titled “Statistical Modeling of Multiparental and Genetic Reference Populations”.

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Department of Genetics Winter Faculty Retreat

Department of Genetics Winter Faculty Retreat

More than fifty faculty members from the Department of Genetics participated in the first annual Winter Faculty Retreat on Wed., March 7.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Feb. 25 - March 10, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for Feb. 25 - March 10, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during Feb. 25 – March 10, 2018.

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Daniel Schrider, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics

Daniel Schrider, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics

Dr. Schrider’s research interests lie in the area of developing machine learning methods for leveraging population genetic data to make inferences about natural selection and demographic events such as migration and population size change.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Feb. 11-24, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for Feb. 11-24, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published fourteen papers during Feb. 11-24, 2018.

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New Human Subjects and Clinical Trials Information Required for NIH Grants

New Human Subjects and Clinical Trials Information Required for NIH Grants

For grants submitted after January 25, 2018, NIH has instituted significant changes for applications proposing clinical trials and/or work with human subjects.

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Andrew Morgan, PhD, Awarded 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

Andrew Morgan, PhD, Awarded 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Andrew Morgan, PhD for being awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award in the area of Biological and Life Sciences from The Graduate School at UNC. Andrew is a recent graduate of the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 28 – Feb. 10, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 28 – Feb. 10, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during Jan. 28-Feb. 10, 2018.

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UNC Department of Genetics Schedules Faculty Winter Retreat

UNC Department of Genetics Schedules Faculty Winter Retreat

The UNC Department of Genetics will host a Faculty Winter Retreat on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 9am until 4pm. The retreat will be held at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 14-27, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 14-27, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published four papers during Jan. 14-27, 2018.

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Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena named Chair of UNC Department of Genetics

Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena named Chair of UNC Department of Genetics

Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena, PhD, has been appointed Chair of the UNC Department of Genetics. He will officially begin in his new role on March 1, subject to confirmation by the necessary UNC system entities. Pardo Manuel de Villena has served as Interim Chair since July of 2016.

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UNC Genetics faculty recognized for highly cited research

UNC Genetics faculty recognized for highly cited research

Eleven UNC School of Medicine faculty members were named as highly cited researchers in the annual Thomas Reuters list. Three UNC Department of Genetics faculty recognized.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 1-13, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 1-13, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published four papers during the first two weeks of 2018.

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CoreBiome Bolsters Its Board of Directors with the Addition of Daniel Pomp, PhD, Professor - Departments of Genetics and Nutrition

CoreBiome Bolsters Its Board of Directors with the Addition of Daniel Pomp, PhD, Professor - Departments of Genetics and Nutrition

CoreBiome, a genomic platform company that is transforming microbiome innovation with proprietary laboratory methods and big-data analytics, announced the appointment of Dr. Daniel Pomp to its Board of Directors.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Dec. 10-30, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for Dec. 10-30, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published twenty-two papers during the final three weeks of December 2017.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Nov. 26 – Dec. 9, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for Nov. 26 – Dec. 9, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published ten papers during Nov. 26-Dec. 9, 2017.

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