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University proclamation recognizes Indigenous Peoples’ Day

The Gift 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

Kasia Kedziora 2020 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

Emma Hinkle 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

UNC South Building 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

Writing Center UNC 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

A Groundwater Approach 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

Dr Burks Diversity 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

UNC Department of Genetics Logo May 29, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published nine papers during May 6-19, 2018.



Department of Genetics Publications for March 25 – April 7, 2018

UNC Department of Genetics Logo April 9, 2018

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published seventeen papers during March 25-April 7, 2018.



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