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Li, Stein and Zhu Labs Publish Paper in Nature Genetics

April 12, 2022

The laboratories of Drs. Yun Li (Professor, Genetics), Jason Stein (Associate Professor, Genetics) and Hongtu Zhu (Professor, Computer Science and Genetics) published a paper titled “Common variants contribute to intrinsic human brain functional networks” in Nature Genetics 2022 Apr 7.

Hao Guo, PhD Awarded Subcontract from Columbia University

March 8, 2022

Dr. Hao Guo (Assistant Professor, Genetics) has been awarded a four-year subcontract associated with a U19 grant at Columbia University titled “Center for High-Throughput Minimally-Invasive Radiation Biodosimetry” (David Brenner PI).

Marty Ferris, PhD Participates in Successful TTSA Pilot Project

March 3, 2022

Dr. Marty Ferris (Associate Professor, Genetics) is part of a pilot project recently awarded a School of Medicine Office of Research and NC TraCS Translational Team Science Award (TTSA) for the project titled “Early-life Th2-skewing as a risk factor for allergic sensitization”.

Heise Lab Partners with Chimerix on New SARS-CoV-2 Therapy

February 28, 2022

The compound CMX521 significantly reduced lung viral titer and symptoms in a SARS-CoV-2 mouse model, as reported by biomedical company Chimerix in collaboration with the Rapidly Emerging Antiviral Drug Development Initiative at UNC-Chapel Hill. UNC School of Medicine faculty Nat Moorman, PhD, and Mark Heise, PhD, are key researchers in this program.