Highlighted Faculty: Hyejung Won, PhD, Assistant Professor November 1, 2021
Dr. Hyejung Won was recruited to the Department of Genetics and the Neuroscience Center at UNC Chapel Hill in 2018. Her up-and-coming research program integrates innovative genomic approaches with basic neurobiology to develop a systematic understanding of psychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Won’s scientific career began at KAIST in Daejeon, … Continued
University proclamation recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day October 11, 2021
University leaders and the UNC American Indian Center issued a proclamation today recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Highlighted Faculty: Katarzyna Kedziora, PhD, Assistant Professor July 2, 2021
Dr. Katarzyna (Kasia) Kedziora joined the Department of Genetics in January 2021 as an Assistant Professor.
GMB Student Emma Hinkle Publishes Equity Article on GSA Blog May 17, 2021
Emma Hinkle, 4th year PhD candidate and NIH Predoctoral Fellow (Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology, Giudice lab) published an article titled “Three ways that the field of genetics can be more equitable” on the Genes to Genomes blog sponsored by the Genetics Society of America (GSA).
University implements diversity, equity and inclusion training March 2, 2021
The courses will teach new concepts, broaden perspectives and provide the campus community with a common set of terms.
The Writing Center at UNC Provides Guidance for Preparing Diversity Statements November 9, 2020
This page offers insights into the form and construction of an effective diversity statement.
The Groundwater Approach: Building a practical understanding of structural racism November 2, 2020
Department of Genetics faculty are encouraged to participate in The Groundwater Approach: Building a practical understanding of structural racism,” an informational webinar presentation on the nature and impact of structural racism.
The PROMISE Study is a multi-site collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. October 16, 2020
The PROMISE Study is a multi-site collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University. PROMISE seeks to address the widespread under-representation (UR) in the biomedical (behavioral and biomedical health related) research workforce, including underrepresentation of several racial/ethnic groups.
From Dr. Burks: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Update October 14, 2020
In this week’s update, UNC Health CEO Dr. Wesley Burks provides an update on the system’s work to build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture, highlights the recent DEI survey, the work of the System Executive DEI Council, and some immediate actions already underway.
Department of Genetics Publications for May 6-19, 2018 May 29, 2018
Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published nine papers during May 6-19, 2018.