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NCI awards Earp, Pylayeva-Gupta five-year, $2.69 million pancreatic cancer research grant

March 28, 2023

The National Cancer Institute has awarded UNC Lineberger’s Shelley Earp, MD, and Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD, a five-year, $2.69 million R01 research project grant to investigate approaches to overcome barriers to pancreatic cancer immunotherapies. Their objective is to understand resistance to modern immunotherapy and to design more effective combination therapies.

Department of Genetics Publications for March 12th – 25th, 2023

March 27, 2023

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 8 papers during March 12th – 25th, 2023. Schizophrenia risk conferred by rare protein-truncating variants is conserved across diverse human populations.  Liu D, Meyer D, Fennessy B, Feng C, Cheng E, Johnson JS, Park YJ, Rieder MK, Ascolillo S, de Pins A, Dobbyn A, Lebovitch D, Moya … Continued

Dr. Jeremy Purvis Awarded NSF Grant

March 5, 2023

Jeremy Purvis, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics and Computational Medicine) has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for his project titled “Toward a revised model of the cell cycle that captures reversible and irreversible arrest”.

UNC School of Medicine NIH Funding Ranks 6th among Public Universities

February 24, 2023

All six basic science departments rank in the top 10 in National Institutes of Health funding for federal fiscal year 2022, according to a new report by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, and 11 clinical departments rank in the top 30. The UNC Department of Genetics is ranked first among peer public schools of medicine.