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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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Department of Genetics Publications for May 20 – June 2, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for May 20 – June 2, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published three papers during May 20 – June 2, 2018.

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Scott Bultman, PhD, Has Patent Application Published for New Approaches to Treating Heart Failure

Scott Bultman, PhD, Has Patent Application Published for New Approaches to Treating Heart Failure

Scott Bultman, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics) and Monte Willis, MD, PhD, FACP, FAHA (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine) are co-inventors on a patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office titled “Methods and Compositions for Treatment of Heart Failure”.

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Department of Genetics Publications for May 6-19, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for May 6-19, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published nine papers during May 6-19, 2018.

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Department of Genetics Publications for April 22 – May 5, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for April 22 – May 5, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eight papers during April 22 – May 5, 2018.

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Department of Genetics Publications for April 8-21, 2018

Department of Genetics Publications for April 8-21, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published thirteen papers during April 8-21, 2018.

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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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