With $8-million Grant, Researchers Aim to Better Understand Disease Mechanisms of Schizophrenia May 10, 2021
Researchers from the Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology, UNC’s Department of Genetics, and Yale University have teamed up to narrow down areas of the genome previously marked relevant to schizophrenia risk.
Hyejung Won, PhD Awarded NC TraCS Pilot Grant May 4, 2021
Dr. Hyejung Won (Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics) has been awarded a one-year pilot grant from NC TraCS for her project titled “Chromosomal Disorganization in Down Syndrome”.
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published thirteen papers during April 18 – May 1, 2021.
Drs. Hoadley and Troester Awarded New R01 from NCI April 23, 2021
Dr. Katherine Hoadley (Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics) is the PI of a new R01 grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) titled “P53, DNA repair imbalance, and immune response in breast cancer mortality disparities” (Dr. Melissa Troester, Lead PI).
Department of Genetics Publications for April 4-17, 2021 April 19, 2021
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published fifteen papers during April 4-17, 2021. Targeting Chikungunya Virus Replication by Benzoannulene Inhibitors. Ahmed SK, Haese NN, Cowan JT, Pathak V, Moukha-Chafiq O, Smith VJ, Rodzinak KJ, Ahmad F, Zhang S, Bonin KM, Streblow AD, Streblow CE, Kreklywich CN, Morrison … Continued
Dr. Patrick Sullivan Awarded New R01 from NIMH April 16, 2021
Patrick Sullivan, MD, FRANZCP (Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Psychiatry) has been awarded a new R01 grant from the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) as part of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium (PGC) titled “Discovery and Impact”.
Dr. Terry Magnuson Reappointed Vice Chancellor for Research April 15, 2021
Following the completion of administrative review, Dr. Terry Magnuson (Kay M. & Van L. Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of Genetics) has been reappointed as Vice Chancellor for Research for another five-year term.
The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development and the School of Medicine Nominating Committee announced the results of the 2021 Standing Committees election.
The Advisory Councils for each of the Institute/Councils (ICs) of NIH meet three times a year- January/February, May/June and September/October.
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published fifteen papers during March 21-April 3, 2021.