Department of Genetics Publications for October 4-10, 2020

UNC Department of Genetics October 19, 2020

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published seven papers during October 4-10, 2020.



Department of Genetics Publications for September 20 – October 3, 2020

UNC Department of Genetics October 5, 2020

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published seven papers during Sept. 20 – Oct. 3, 2020.



Mark Heise, PhD Awarded New R01 Grant from NIAID

Mark Heise October 1, 2020

Dr. Mark Heise (Professor, Genetics and Microbiology & Immunology) was awarded a new R01 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) for his project titled “Genetic Analysis of COVID-19 Susceptibility and Resistance Determinants in the Collaborative Cross”. 



Nancy Sey, Graduate Student in Won Lab, to Present at World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics

Nancy Sey September 22, 2020

Third-year Neuroscience graduate student Nancy Sey has been selected to present at the 2020 Virtual World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics during the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in Action (IDEA) Plenary Session.



Department of Genetics Publications for September 6-19, 2020

UNC Department of Genetics September 21, 2020

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published nine papers during September 6-19, 2020.



Folami Ideraabdullah, PhD Receives R21 from NIDDK

Folami Ideraabdullah, PhD September 15, 2020

Dr. Folami Ideraabdullah (Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics) was awarded an R21 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) for her project titled “Investigating the Role of Metabolic Programming in Vitamin D Deficiency Induced Adiposity”. 



Karen Mohlke, PhD Receives R01 Renewal from NIDDK

Karen L. Mohlke, PhD September 15, 2020

Dr. Karen Mohlke (Professor, Department of Genetics) was successful in renewing her R01 grant for the second time.



Jeremy Purvis, PhD Awarded R01 from NIGMS

Jeremy Purvis UNC Genetics September 11, 2020

Dr. Jeremy Purvis (Associate Professor, Genetics) was awarded an R01 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for his proposal titled “Computational Models of the Human Cell Cycle to Reveal Disease Mechanism and Inform Treatment”.



Department of Genetics Town Hall – 09 SEP 2020

UNC Department of Genetics September 10, 2020

Compliance reminders, department performance since March, COVID impacts on research and DEI initiatives.



Enhancing the Security and Integrity of America’s Research Enterprise

Enhancing-the-Security-and-Integrity-of-Americas-Research-Enterprise September 10, 2020

Presented by The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.



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