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Department of Genetics Publications October 3rd – 16th 2021

UNC Department of Genetics Logo October 18, 2021

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 11 papers during October 3rd – 16th 2021.



Katie Hoadley, PhD Awarded New Grant as Part of Susan G. Komen Metastatic Breast Cancer Collaborative Research Initiative

Katherine Hoadley October 14, 2021

Thanks to a $500,000 lead gift by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (Blue Cross NC), the Susan G. Komen and Blue Cross NC Metastatic Breast Cancer Disparities Collaborative Research Grant was awarded to a research team led by Jennifer Freedman, PhD, and Steven Patierno, PhD, of Duke … Continued



Koller award R21 from NIAID

Beverly Koller October 14, 2021

Bev Koller, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics, was awarded a new R21 from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) titled “Mouse models for study of the NLRP1 and CARD8 inflammasomes”.



Department of Genetics Publications September 19th – October 2nd 2021

UNC Department of Genetics Logo October 4, 2021

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 14 papers during September 19th – October 2nd 2021.



Dale Cowley, PhD Promoted to Associate Professor

Dale Cowley, PhD September 29, 2021

Dr. Dale Cowley has been promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics, effective 9/1/21.



UNC Awarded $24-million NIH Grant to Improve Genomic, Precision Medicine

September 24, 2021

Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Genetics and Medicine at the UNC School of Medicine, is a principal investigator of The Clinical Genome Resource, a multi-institution consortium initially launched in 2013 by the National Human Genome Research Institute to provide evidence-based evaluations of clinically relevant genes and variants.



Department of Genetics Publications September 5th – 18th 2021

UNC Department of Genetics Logo September 20, 2021

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 7 papers during September 5th – 18th 2021.



Ting and Koller awarded R56 from NIAID to study role of inflammasomes in COVID-19 infection

Jenny Ting Bev Koller Mark Heise September 16, 2021

Jenny Ting, PhD (Distinguished Professor, Department of Genetics, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, LCCC) was awarded a R56 grant titled “Role and Mitigation of Inflammasomes and Inflammation During COVID-19” from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).



Koller and Styblo awarded new R01 from NIEHS

Styblo and Koller September 9, 2021

Mirek Styblo (PhD, Professor, Department of Nutrition) and Bev Koller (PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics) are Co-PIs on a new R01 titled “Humanized mouse models for arsenic toxicology” from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).



Won, Mohlke, Love awarded UM1 as part of the new IGVF consortium at NHGRI

Hyejung Won Karen Mohlke Mike Love September 9, 2021

Hyejung Won (PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Neuroscience Center), Karen Mohlke (PhD, Professor, Department of Genetics), and Mike Love (PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Department of Genetics), were awarded a 5-year $9.25 million UM1 grant from the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) titled “Systematic in vivo characterization … Continued



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