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Jason Stein, PhD and Hyejung Won, PhD Awarded U01 Grant from NIMH

August 2, 2021

From the School of Medicine Genetic published July 30th, Drs. Jason Stein (Assistant Professor) and Hyejung Won (Assistant Professor) have been awarded a U01 grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) for their project titled “Discovery and validation of genetic variation impacting the gene regulatory landscape during human cortical development”

New Faculty Hire

December 23, 2020

  Natalie Stanley, PhD Dr. Stanley arrived at UNC from Professor Nima Aghaeepour’s computational immunology laboratory at Stanford University. Her current research is focused on developing bioinformatics and machine learning algorithms for gaining a systems-level understanding of human immunity from single-cell mass cytometry data. Her recently developed algorithms have been applied to understand the immune … Continued

Landscape and Selection of Vaccine Epitopes in SARS-CoV-2

June 9, 2020

There is an urgent need for a vaccine with efficacy against SARS-CoV-2. We hypothesize that peptide vaccines containing epitope regions optimized for concurrent B cell, CD4+ T cell, and CD8+ T cell stimulation would drive both humoral and cellular immunity with high specificity, potentially avoiding undesired effects such as antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE)

New Faculty Hires

May 18, 2020

Christoph Rau, PhD My research focuses on using model organism populations to study cardiovascular disease.  I obtained my PhD in Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics at UCLA, where I began working with the Hybrid Mouse Diversity Panel to study the genetics underlying heart failure.  In my postdoc, I expanded into studying the epigenome and developing … Continued

Serody, Basch Will Lead Divisions in Realignment of Hematology and Oncology

April 16, 2020

Jonathan Serody, MD, director of UNC’s Bone Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapy Program, is the new division chief for hematology. Ethan Basch, MD, the Richard M. Goldberg Distinguished Professor in Medical Oncology, is the new division chief for oncology. Both are members of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. More