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Zylka Lab paper featured in The Guardian

Doctors could use Crispr tool to inject benign virus into foetus’s brain to ‘switch on’ key genes.  Click here for article.

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Caron Lab paper published in Circulation Research

The Caron Lab had a high-profile paper published in the January 4th issue of Circulation Research, along with a commentary Editorial.  Click here for article.

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Natasha Snider has been awarded the American Physiological Society 2019 New Investigator Award in Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology

This National Award is based on Dr. Snider’s prestigious publications and future impact to the field as a New Investigator. She will accept the award at the 2019 Experimental Biology Meeting in April.

Ben Major and Kathleen Caron won Excellence in Basic Science Mentoring Awards

On Tuesday, the Office of Graduate Education (OGE) and Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development recognized 10 faculty members at UNC-Chapel Hill for the inaugural Excellence in Basic Science Mentoring award. The celebration was part of a larger cultural movement in the biomedical sciences to prioritize mentoring and diversify the scientific enterprise. continue  

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