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Department of Genetics Publications for December 4th – 17th, 2022

UNC Department of Genetics Logo December 18, 2022

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 8 papers during December 4th – 17th, 2022.



Dr. Samir Kelada Inks Deal with Genentech to Study Gene/Environment Interactions

Samir Kelada UNC December 16, 2022

Samir Kelada, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics) has secured a contract with Genentech to provide experimental support and expertise using the in vitro airway epithelial model developed by his laboratory.



Dr. Sam Wolff Receives UNC Computational Medicine Program Pilot Award

Sam Wolff, PhD December 16, 2022

Sam Wolff, PhD (Assistant Professor, Genetics) received a pilot award from the UNC Computational Medicine Program, together with Dr. Phil Spanheimer (Assistant Professor, Surgery).



Genetics Faculty Awarded Subcontracts

Laura Raffield and Lisa Tarantino December 13, 2022

Genetics faculty members Dr. Laura Raffield (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Lisa Tarantino (Professor) awarded subcontracts.



Department of Genetics Publications for November 20th – December 3rd, 2022

UNC Department of Genetics Logo December 5, 2022

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 12 papers during November 20th – December 3rd, 2022.



Genetics Faculty Awarded New Subcontracts and Service Agreements

Karen Mohlke Bev Koller Katie Hoadley Laura Milko December 1, 2022

Multiple faculty in the Department of Genetics have been awarded new subcontracts from other universities or a new service agreement with a company.



Scientists Link Rare Genetics Phenomenon to Neuron Function, Schizophrenia

Jin Szatkiewicz and Patrick Sullivan December 1, 2022

Led by Jin Szatkiewicz, PhD, UNC School of Medicine researchers and University of Toronto colleagues found that a rare form of a common genetic variant called tandem repeats is strongly associated with the development of schizophrenia.



Dr. Ichiro Misumi Receives UNC Junior Faculty Development Award

Ichiro Misumi December 1, 2022

Ichiro Misumi (Assistant Professor, Genetics) has received the UNC Junior Faculty Development Award from the Committee on Faculty Research and Scholarly Leaves for his project titled “Using single-cell RNA sequencing to explore host immunity to HAV”.



Dr. Bev Koller Awarded New R21 Grant from NIAID

Beverly Koller December 1, 2022

Bev Koller, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics) has been awarded a new R21 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) for her project titled “Modeling the contribution of coronavirus cellular tropism to viral pathogenesis”.



Genetics Faculty Named to Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers List for 2022

Hoadley Perou and Ting November 30, 2022

Clarivate Web of Science released the 2022 Highly Cited Researchers List which includes three Genetics faculty members.



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