Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research will host Q&A sessions for faculty on every other Monday at 3:00 p.m.

OVCR is offering a Zoom-based Q&A session for research faculty to continue to address questions that may exist regarding campus operations. Please submit questions in advance to vcr@unc.edu or text questions via the Zoom-based chat forum during the Q&A session. The zoom number can be found at research.unc.edu/covid-19.

Please join using computer audio due to limited capacity. If joining by phone, participants should link their audio session to the computer session by inputting their participant code at the beginning of the session.

The Children’s Research Institute Lecture Series encourages interaction between researchers investigating childhood diseases, and stimulates new research through exposure to cutting-edge, ongoing work.

Upcoming Speakers:

Timothy Moran, MD, PhD

“The Role of the Indoor Exposome in Food Allergy Development”

May 12, 2020
12:15 pm-1:30 pm
Web conferencing info TBD

Dr. Moran is a pediatric allergist and immunologist, specializing in the study of the relationship among environmental factors and allergies, airway inflammation and asthma. In particular, he is focused on the role of the protein neuropilin-2 in regulating airway inflammatory responses to inhaled pollutants, with the aim of finding new therapeutic targets or biomarkers for environmental lung diseases. Read more >>

This seminar is being co-hosted by the Children’s Research Institute and the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility.

Frank L. Conlon, PhD

June 9, 2020
12:15 pm-1:30 pm
Bioinformatics 1131

Dr. Conlon is a Professor of Biology and Genetics and a member of UNC’s McAllister Heart Institute. His research is focused on identifying the molecular networks that are essential for early heart development and how alternations in those networks lead to congenital heart disease. Dr. Conlon’s lab uses a highly integrated approach that incorporates developmental, genetic, proteomic, biochemical and molecular based studies. Read more >>

Past Lectures