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Hyejung Won, PhD, Appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics

Hyejung Won, PhD August 13, 2018

Dr. Won’s research interests are focused on bridging the gap between genetic risk factors for psychiatric illnesses and neurobiological mechanisms by decoding the regulatory relationships of the non-coding genome.



Dan McKay, PhD, Awarded Early Stage Investigator MIRA Award (R35)

Dan McKay July 30, 2018

Dr. Dan McKay, Assistant Professor, Biology and Genetics and Integrative Program for Biological and Genome Studies (iBGS), has received an R35 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for his project titled “Genetic and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Developmental Gene Regulation”.



Department of Genetics Publications for July 15-28, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics logo July 30, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eight papers during July 15-28, 2018.



Samir Kelada, PhD, MPH, Promoted to Associate Professor

Samir Kelada July 20, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Samir Kelada who has been promoted to Associate Professor in the Department of Genetics, effective 9/1/18.



Department of Genetics Publications for July 1-14, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics Logo July 17, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published nine papers during July 1-14, 2018.



Terry Furey, PhD Awarded CEHS Pilot Project

Terry Furey July 9, 2018

Dr. Terrence Furey, Associate Professor of Genetics, was one of the awardees of the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) Pilot Projects Program.



Department of Genetics Publications for June 17-30, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics logo July 2, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during June 17-30, 2018.



Department of Genetics Publications for June 3-16, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics Logo June 18, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published fourteen papers during June 3-16, 2018.



Department of Genetics Publications for May 20 – June 2, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics logo June 4, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published three papers during May 20 – June 2, 2018.



Scott Bultman, PhD, Has Patent Application Published for New Approaches to Treating Heart Failure

Scott Bultman May 30, 2018

Scott Bultman, PhD (Associate Professor, Genetics) and Monte Willis, MD, PhD, FACP, FAHA (Pathology and Laboratory Medicine) are co-inventors on a patent application published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office titled “Methods and Compositions for Treatment of Heart Failure.”



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