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Won, Mohlke, Love awarded UM1 as part of the new IGVF consortium at NHGRI

September 9, 2021

Hyejung Won (PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Neuroscience Center), Karen Mohlke (PhD, Professor, Department of Genetics), and Mike Love (PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Genetics), were awarded a 5-year $9.25 million UM1 grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) titled “Systematic in vivo characterization of disease-associated regulatory variants”. The … Continued

The Power of Partnership

September 9, 2021

A collaboration among Carolina clinicians and researchers is leading the way in how we think about tracking viral variants.

Dr. Jason Whitmire awarded DoD Investigator-Initiated Research Award

September 9, 2021

Jason Whitmire, PhD (Professor, Department of Genetics, Department of Microbiology & Immunology), was awarded a Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Investigator-Initiated Research Award by the US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity of the Department of Defense (DoD).

Department of Genetics Publications August 22nd – September 4th 2021

September 7, 2021

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 9 papers during August 22nd – September 4th 2021.   SnapHiC: a computational pipeline to identify chromatin loops from single-cell Hi-C data.  Yu M, Abnousi A, Zhang Y, Li G, Lee L, Chen Z, Fang R, Lagler TM, Yang Y, Wen J, Sun Q, Li Y, … Continued

Karl Shpargel, PhD Awarded New R01 from NIDCR

August 25, 2021

Dr. Karl Shpargel (Assistant Professor, Genetics) has been awarded a new R01 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) for his project titled “Enhancer activation mechanisms in cranial neural crest osteoblast differentiation”.