Department of Genetics Publications for December 4th – 17th, 2022 December 18, 2022
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 8 papers during December 4th – 17th, 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 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 December 13, 2022
Genetics faculty members Dr. Laura Raffield (Assistant Professor) and Dr. Lisa Tarantino (Professor) awarded subcontracts.
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 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.
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 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 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”.
Clarivate Web of Science released the 2022 Highly Cited Researchers List which includes three Genetics faculty members.