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Department of Genetics Publications for Oct. 1-14, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for Oct. 1-14, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published twelve papers during the first two weeks of October 2017.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Sept. 17-30, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for Sept. 17-30, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published fourteen papers between September 17-30, 2017.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Sept. 3 – Sept. 16, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for Sept. 3 – Sept. 16, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published twenty papers between September 3 and 16, 2017.

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Department of Genetics Publications August 20 – Sept. 2, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications August 20 – Sept. 2, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published eleven papers between August 20 and September 2, 2017.

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Department of Genetics Publications for Aug 6 – Aug 19, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for Aug 6 – Aug 19, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published twelve papers between August 6 and August 19, 2017.

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Thanks to a UNC research project, she can walk again

Thanks to a UNC research project, she can walk again

As UNC geneticist Jonathan Berg gears up to lead a $9.7-million renewal of the NCGENES project, we look at a story from the original study and how it changed the fortunes of a woman from Goldsboro, NC.

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Department of Genetics Publications for July 23 – Aug 5, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for July 23 – Aug 5, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published sixteen papers between July 23 and August 5.

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Department of Genetics Publications for July 9 – July 22, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for July 9 – July 22, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published six papers between July 9 and July 22.

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Time + Tenacity:  The Cure Code

Time + Tenacity: The Cure Code

Endeavors, the UNC-Chapel Hill publication focused on research and creative activity, has published a feature article this month that describes the inception and growth of the Department of Genetics.

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Department of Genetics Publications for June 25 – July 8, 2017

Department of Genetics Publications for June 25 – July 8, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published thirteen papers during the past two weeks.

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Newly designed viral vectors could lead to improved gene therapies

Newly designed viral vectors could lead to improved gene therapies

UNC and University of Florida researchers created viruses to deliver gene therapies while evading pre-existing immune system responses. Aravind Asokan, PhD, led the research team at UNC.

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Journal Edited by UNC Researcher Reaches Record High Impact Factor

Journal Edited by UNC Researcher Reaches Record High Impact Factor

ACMG's Genetics in Medicine journal receives record high impact factor, is now in top 2.5 percent of all indexed journals.

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Department of Genetics Publications for June 10-24, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published twelve papers during the past two weeks.

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Daniel Pomp, PhD Elected to Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) Board of Directors

Daniel Pomp, PhD Elected to Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) Board of Directors

The Council for Entrepreneurial Development (CED) welcomes 21 new directors to Board, including Daniel Pomp, PhD, Research Professor, Department of Genetics.

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President Trump intends to appoint UNC Lineberger’s Norman Sharpless as National Cancer Institute director

President Trump intends to appoint UNC Lineberger’s Norman Sharpless as National Cancer Institute director

President Trump announced he intends to appoint UNC Linebarger’s Norman E. (Ned) Sharpless as the National Cancer Institute director. Dr. Sharpless is the Director of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Wellcome Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research, and joint Professor in the Department of Genetics.

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New models of kidney cancer may drive immunotherapy research

New models of kidney cancer may drive immunotherapy research

UNC Lineberger member and Associate Professor of Genetics, William Y. Kim, MD, and his colleagues report in the journal Nature Communications they have created mouse models of both papillary and clear cell renal cell carcinoma that faithfully mimic the genetic changes seen in tumors of patients with these cancers.

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Taking stock of the Collaborative Cross

Taking stock of the Collaborative Cross

Five years ago, the journals Genetics and G3 published a series of papers that reported the first data from the genetic resource population known as the Collaborative Cross. This week, two journals release special issues highlighting the breadth of work this tool has made possible.

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Department of Genetics Publications for May 28 – June 9, 2017

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published twenty-nine papers during the past two weeks.

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