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Department of Genetics Publications for November 6th – 19th, 2022

UNC Department of Genetics Logo November 20, 2022

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 11 papers during November 6th – 19th, 2022.



Dr. Keriayn Smith Selected as Hypothesis Fund Seed Grant Recipient

Keriayn Smith, PhD November 17, 2022

Keriayn Smith, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Genetics, was selected as one of six inaugural recipients of grants from the Hypothesis Fund to advance early-stage innovative research.



Dr. Mark Heise Receives NC Collaboratory Award for Development of New Anti-Viral Treatment for COVID-19

Mark Heise November 16, 2022

Mark Heise, PhD (Professor, Department of Genetics) was awarded $2M by the NC Collaboratory, a research program funded by an appropriation from the North Carolina General Assembly that aims to foster and strengthen partnerships between businesses and academic research groups to transform applied research and innovation into technological solutions for … Continued



Dr. Susana Garcia Recio Receives Marion R. Wright Award for Scientific Excellence

Susana Recio Garcia November 15, 2022

Susana Garcia Recio, PhD (Assistant Professor, Genetics) was recognized by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) as a recipient of the Marion R. Wright Award for Scientific Excellence.



Department of Genetics Publications for October 23rd – November 5th, 2022

UNC Department of Genetics Logo November 7, 2022

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 19 papers during October 23rd – November 5th, 2022.



Highlighted Faculty: Adriana Beltran, PhD, Associate Professor

Adriana-Beltran November 2, 2022

The Genetics Department is proud to highlight Associate Professor, Dr. Adriana Beltran, for her excellence in service, teaching, and mentoring.



Department of Genetics DEI Committee for 2022-2024

UNC Department of Genetics Logo November 2, 2022

The Department of Genetics is pleased to announce the membership of the Department’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee.



NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Extends the Special Exception for Post Submission Material to May 2023 Council

NIH November 1, 2022

NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH released a notice on October 25th 2022 to extend the special exception for post-submission material due to COVID-19 pandemic (see NOT-OD-21-179; NOT-OD-22-047, NOT-OD-22-113) to include applications submitted for May 2023 Council (NOT-OD-23-006, which begins with applications submitted for the September 25, 2022 due date. Notably, a one page update with preliminary data … Continued



Department of Genetics Publications for October 9th – 22nd, 2022

UNC Department of Genetics Logo October 24, 2022

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 10 papers during October 9th – 22nd, 2022.



Rachel Dumez (GMB Graduate Student) Wins People’s Choice Award at Three Minute Thesis Competition

Rachel Dumez October 12, 2022

Rachel DuMez, a graduate student in the Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology, won the Peoples’ Choice Award for her research of the health benefits of popular style of drink known as kombucha.



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