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Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD Receives ACS Research Scholar Award

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD January 24, 2022

Dr. Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta (Associate Professor, Department of Genetics) has received an American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award for her project titled “B Cells as Mediators of Tumor Eradication in Pancreatic Cancer”.



NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Extends the Special Exception for Post Submission Material to May/Aug/Oct 2022 Council

NIH January 21, 2022

NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH have extended the special exception for post-submission material due to COVID-19 pandemic (see NOT-OD-20-123; NOT-OD-20-163; NOT-OD-20-179; NOT-OD-21-095) to include application submitted for May 2022 Council (NOT-OD-21-179) and August/October 2022 Council (NOT-OD-22-047).



Jenny Ting, PhD Receives “Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement”

Jenny Ting, PhD January 18, 2022

Dr. Jenny PY Ting (William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Genetics) has been recognized by UNC Chapel Hill with the Mentor Award for Lifetime Achievement.



Department of Genetics Publications January 2nd – 15th 2022

UNC Department of Genetics Logo January 17, 2022

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during January 2nd – 15th, 2022.



Piotr Mieczkowski, PhD, Awarded Boost funding from SOM Dean’s Office

Piotr Mieczkowski January 14, 2022

Dr. Piotr Mieczkowski (Associate Professor, Department of Genetics; Technical Director, High Throughput Sequencing Facility) was awarded Boost funding from the UNC SOM Dean’s Office for his project “First Multi-Omic Study of Bat Longevity as a Model for Neurodegenerative Diseases”.



Educational Pathways to Increase Diversity in GEnomics (EDGE)

EDGE UNC Chapel Hill January 13, 2022

The UNC Department of Genetics is excited to announce the UNC Educational Pathways to Increase Diversity in GEnomics (EDGE) training program for undergraduate students.



Department of Genetics Town Hall Meeting – 12JAN2022

Genetics Town Hall January 2022 January 12, 2022

The Town Hall includes student headlines, covid-19 guidance, wellness survey information, DEI resources and announcements. 



Ting Receives Illinois State University Distinguished Alumni Award

Jenny Ting, PhD January 7, 2022

Jenny Ting, PhD, is the recipient of the Illinois State University Distinguished Alumni Award for her outstanding immunology research.



Graduate Students Sarah Brotman (GMB) and Brandon Le (BCB) Participate in 2021 “Shadow a Scientist” Program

Sarah Brotman and Brandon Le January 6, 2022

Sarah Brotman (GMB – Mohlke lab) and Brandon Le (BCB – Stein lab) participated (virtually) in the 2021 UNC “Shadow a Scientist” Program. 



Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD Receives 2022 Mark Foundation for Cancer Research “Emerging Leader Award”

Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta, PhD January 5, 2022

Dr. Yuliya Pylayeva-Gupta (Associate Professor, Genetics and Member, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center) has received the 2022 Mark Foundation for Cancer Research “Emerging Leader Award” for her project titled “Reprogramming B cell fate and function in cancer”. 



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