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MMRRC Awarded Administrative Supplement from NIH Office of the Director

August 28, 2020

Dr. Terry Magnuson, Vice Chancellor for Research and Kay M. and Van L. Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of Genetics was awarded an administrative supplement to the U42 Cooperative Agreement “A Carolina Center to Characterize and Maintain Mutant Mice”.

Mohlke Receives NIDDKD Grant to Study Type 2 Diabetes

August 27, 2020

Karen Mohlke, PhD, professor in the UNC Department of Genetics, is the contact PI for this five-year, $9.5 million multi-component research project co-op agreement (UM1) from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDKD).

Karl Shpargel, PhD Awarded R56 from NIDCR

August 6, 2020

Dr. Karl Shpargel (Assistant Professor, Genetics) was awarded an R56 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) for his project titled “Enhancer Activation Roles and Mechanisms in Craniofacial Development”.

Erin Heinzen Cox, PharmD, PhD Awarded R01 from NINDS

July 21, 2020

Dr. Erin Heinzen Cox (Associate Professor, Pharmacy and Genetics) received an R01 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) for her project titled “Defining Disease Mechanisms in SLC35A2 Epilepsy”.