Author Archives: Jonathon Cornett
Drs. Wesley Crouse, Samir Kelada and Will Valdar (UNC Department of Genetics) published the manuscript “Inferring the Allelic Series at QTL in Multiparental Populations” in the October 20, 2020 edition of the journal GENETICS. This paper will be featured as an issue highlight in the December 2020 edition of the journal. The article follows: Multiparent … Read more
A new study by scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and colleagues published Oct. 30, 2020, in Science, showed that mice exposed to potentially lethal levels of total body radiation were protected from radiation damage if they had specific types of bacteria in their gut.
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 18 papers during October 11-31, 2020. Survival, Pathologic Response, and Genomics in CALGB 40601 (Alliance), a Neoadjuvant Phase III Trial of Paclitaxel-Trastuzumab With or Without Lapatinib in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer. Fernandez-Martinez A, Krop IE, Hillman DW, Polley MY, Parker JS, Huebner L, Hoadley KA, … Read more
Faculty, staff, and students from the UNC Department of Genetics and the Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB) came together to participate in the 2020 SACNAS (Society for Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science) Virtual Conference held October 19-24, 2020.
The PROMISE Study is a multi-site collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. PROMISE seeks to address the widespread under-representation (UR) in the biomedical (behavioral and biomedical health related) research workforce, including underrepresentation of several racial/ethnic groups.