Keriayn Smith Earns NSF Grant to Study “Dark Matter” of the Genome March 27, 2023
Keriayn Smith, PhD, receives $665,786 over the course of four years to research non-coding RNA in yeast, mammalian cells, and more.
Department of Genetics Publications for March 12th – 25th, 2023 March 27, 2023
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 8 papers during March 12th – 25th, 2023. Schizophrenia risk conferred by rare protein-truncating variants is conserved across diverse human populations. Liu D, Meyer D, Fennessy B, Feng C, Cheng E, Johnson JS, Park YJ, Rieder MK, Ascolillo S, de Pins A, … Continued
Department of Genetics Holds Faculty Strategic Planning Retreat March 14, 2023
On March 2, more than 50 faculty members from the Department of Genetics gathered at the North Carolina Botanical Gardens for an all-day strategic planning retreat.
Department of Genetics Publications for February 26th – March 11th, 2023 March 13, 2023
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 12 papers during February 26th – March 11th, 2023.
Dr. Jeremy Purvis Awarded NSF Grant March 5, 2023
Jeremy Purvis, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics and Computational Medicine) has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for his project titled “Toward a revised model of the cell cycle that captures reversible and irreversible arrest”.
Beltran, Perou and Valdar Recognized with Awards for Excellence in Basic Science Mentoring February 28, 2023
The Office of Graduate Education has recognized three Genetics faculty members with Mentoring Awards.
Department of Genetics Publications for February 12th – 25th, 2023 February 27, 2023
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 9 papers during February 12th – 25th, 2023.
UNC School of Medicine NIH Funding Ranks 6th among Public Universities February 24, 2023
All six basic science departments rank in the top 10 in National Institutes of Health funding for federal fiscal year 2022, according to a new report by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, and 11 clinical departments rank in the top 30. The UNC Department of Genetics is ranked … Continued
Dr. Christoph Rau Awarded R01 from NHLBI February 23, 2023
Christoph Rau, PhD (Assistant Professor, Genetics) has been awarded a new R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Program for his application titled “Elucidating the Role of Multinuclearity in Healthy and Diseased Mammalian Cardiomyocytes”.
How to Heal a Broken Heart – PhD candidate Jamshaid Shahir is Advancing Stem Cell Research February 16, 2023
PhD candidate Jamshaid Shahir in the Jeremy Purvis lab shares about his research on how to heal a broken heart, a path that is positioning him for a role in the sciences at the frontier of his discipline and for a career in computational biology.