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

New Faculty Hires

April 8, 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

Pan-cancer analysis of whole genomes

February 27, 2020

With many thanks to the many great PIs affiliated with these papers published in Nature 06 February 2020 issue, we would like to honorable mention the PIs from UNC Computational Medicine Program: Charles Perou, PhD, Katherine Hoadley, PhD and Joel Parker, PhD  Read Article Here

Parker presents Haddow Lecture at The Institute of Cancer Research

October 22, 2019

UNC Lineberger’s Joel Parker, PhD, associate professor in the UNC School of Medicine Department of Genetics and director of cancer genetics for the UNC Lineberger Bioinformatics Core, presented the Haddow Lecture for The Institute of Cancer Research in London this year. In the lecture, he discussed novel computational methods to explore RNA sequencing data for cancer … Continued

Legant Named 2019 Packard Fellow

October 20, 2019

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced the 2019 class of Packard Fellow for Science and Engineering, including Wesley Legant, PhD, in the biomedical engineering and pharmacology departments. Read article here