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Department of Genetics Publications for Feb. 11-24, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics Logo February 27, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published fourteen papers during Feb. 11-24, 2018. The Integrated Genomic Landscape of Thymic Epithelial Tumors. Radovich M, Pickering CR, Felau I, Ha G, Zhang H, Jo H, Hoadley KA, Anur P, Zhang J, McLellan M, Bowlby R, Matthew T, Danilova L, Hegde AM, Kim … Read more



New Human Subjects and Clinical Trials Information Required for NIH Grants

NIH Logo February 27, 2018

For grants submitted after January 25, 2018, NIH has instituted significant changes for applications proposing clinical trials and/or work with human subjects. The new requirements affect how and where information is presented regarding human subjects, enrollment and clinical trial information.  This information will now be collected at the “study” level … Read more



Andrew Morgan, PhD, Awarded 2018 Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

Andrew Morgan, PhD February 19, 2018

Congratulations to Andrew Morgan, PhD for being awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Dissertation Award in the area of Biological and Life Sciences from The Graduate School at UNC. Andrew and his dissertation committee were commended for the originality and significance of his research.  He will be recognized at The Graduate School’s … Read more



Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 28 – Feb. 10, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics Logo February 12, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published eleven papers during Jan. 28-Feb. 10, 2018. Anticipated responses of early adopter genetic specialists and nongenetic specialists to unsolicited genomic secondary findings. Christensen KD, Bernhardt BA, Jarvik GP, Hindorff LA, Ou J, Biswas S, Powell BC, Grundmeier RW, Machini K, Karavite … Read more



UNC Department of Genetics Schedules Faculty Winter Retreat

Faculty Winter Retreat 2018 Logo January 29, 2018

The UNC Department of Genetics will host a Faculty Winter Retreat on Wednesday, March 7, 2018 from 9am until 4pm. The retreat will be held at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill. Department of Genetics Faculty Winter Retreat March 7, 2018.  9am – 4pm Rizzo Center For more information, contact … Read more



Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 14-27, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics logo January 29, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published four papers during Jan. 14-27, 2018. Examining the role of common and rare mitochondrial variants in schizophrenia. Gonçalves VF, Giamberardino SN, Crowley JJ, Vawter MP, Saxena R, Bulik CM, Yilmaz Z, Hultman CM, Sklar P, Kennedy JL, Sullivan PF, Knight J. PLoS One. … Read more



Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena named Chair of UNC Department of Genetics

Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena January 22, 2018

Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena, PhD, has been appointed Chair of the UNC Department of Genetics. He will officially begin in his new role on March 1, subject to confirmation by the necessary UNC system entities. Pardo Manuel de Villena has served as Interim Chair since July of 2016. Fernando … Read more



UNC Genetics faculty recognized for highly cited research

Thomas Reuters logo January 21, 2018

Eleven UNC School of Medicine faculty members were named as highly cited researchers in the annual Thomas Reuters list. Three UNC Department of Genetics faculty recognized. The annual list of Highly Cited Researchers from Thomson Reuters recognizes the impact of leading researchers around the world across 21 fields in the … Read more



Department of Genetics Publications for Jan. 1-13, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics Logo January 16, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty and collaborators published four papers during the first two weeks of 2018. Professional responsibilities regarding the provision, publication, and dissemination of patient phenotypes in the context of clinical genetic and genomic testing: points to consider-a statement of the American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ACMG). … Read more



CoreBiome Bolsters Its Board of Directors with the Addition of Daniel Pomp, PhD, Professor – Departments of Genetics and Nutrition

Daniel Pomp, PhD January 12, 2018

CoreBiome, a genomic platform company that is transforming microbiome innovation with proprietary laboratory methods and big-data analytics, announced the appointment of Dr. Daniel Pomp to its Board of Directors. CoreBiome, a genomic platform company that is transforming microbiome innovation with proprietary laboratory methods and big-data analytics, announced the appointment of … Read more



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