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Bev Koller, PhD, Promoted to Professor

Bev Koller April 15, 2024

Dr. Bev Koller has been promoted to Professor with permanent tenure in the Department of Genetics, effective March 29, 2024.



Dr. Qingyun Liu Publishes in Nature Communications

Qingyun Liu April 11, 2024

Qingyun Liu, PhD (Assistant Professor, Genetics) has published a paper in Nature Communications titled “Genetically encoded transcriptional plasticity underlies stress adaptation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis”.



Haendel to join UNC Genetics, Pediatrics, Data Science & Society to Advance Precision Medicine in NC

Melissa Haendel April 11, 2024

Melissa Haendel, PhD, and her lab of 25-plus members will join UNC-Chapel Hill to focus on early diagnosis of childhood diseases and significantly improve quality of life outcomes.



James Crowley, PhD, Promoted to Professor

James Crowley April 5, 2024

Dr. James (Jim) Crowley has been promoted to Professor in the Department of Genetics, effective March 1, 2024. 



Katherine Hoadley, PhD, Promoted to Associate Professor

Katie Hoadley April 5, 2024

Dr. Katherine (Katie) Hoadley has been promoted to Associate Professor with permanent tenure in the Department of Genetics, effective March 29, 2024. 



Department of Genetics Publications for March 17th – 30th, 2024

UNC Department of Genetics Logo March 31, 2024

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 7 papers during March 17th – 30th 2024.



BCB and GMB Graduate Students Participate in March 2024 Shadow a Scientist Outreach Event

Shadow A Scientist 2024 March 27, 2024

Multiple graduate students from the Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology and the Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology generously volunteered their time and expertise for a recent Shadow a Scientist Outreach outreach event on March 22, 2024.



Dr. Laura Milko Awarded Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Pilot Grant from NC TraCS

Laura Milko March 26, 2024

Laura Milko, PhD (Assistant Professor, Genetics) was awarded a grant from the NC TraCS CTS Pilot Program.



Dr. Jason Stein Awarded SBIR from Ramona Optics

Jason Stein, PhD March 22, 2024

Jason Stein, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics and Neuroscience Center) has been awarded a Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Award from Ramona Optics for his project titled “A parallelized imaging platform for accurate and efficient long-term assessment of organoid growth”. 



Department of Genetics Welcomes Dr. Philip Spanheimer

Philip Spanheimer March 22, 2024

Philip Spanheimer, MD has been appointed Assistant Professor (secondary) in the Department of Genetics, effective March 1, 2024. 



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