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UNC Genetics PublicationsDepartment of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 10 papers during May 22nd – June 4th, 2022.


Genetic changes associated with relapse in favorable histology Wilms tumor: A Children’s Oncology Group AREN03B2 study. 

Gadd S, Huff V, Skol AD, Renfro LA, Fernandez CV, Mullen EA, Jones CD, Hoadley KA, Yap KL, Ramirez NC, Aris S, Phung QH, Perlman EJ.

Cell Rep Med. 2022 May 25:100644. doi: 10.1016/j.xcrm.2022.100644. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35617957


Cocaine-Induced Locomotor Activation Differs Across Inbred Mouse Substrains. 

Gaines CH, Schoenrock SA, Farrington J, Lee DF, Aponte-Collazo LJ, Shaw GD, Miller DR, Ferris MT, Pardo-Manuel de Villena F, Tarantino LM.

Front Psychiatry. 2022 May 6;13:800245. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2022.800245. eCollection 2022.

PMID: 35599758 Free PMC article.


A systematic evaluation of Hi-C data enhancement methods for enhancing PLAC-seq and HiChIP data. 

Huang L, Yang Y, Li G, Jiang M, Wen J, Abnousi A, Rosen JD, Hu M, Li Y.

Brief Bioinform. 2022 May 13;23(3):bbac145. doi: 10.1093/bib/bbac145.

PMID: 35488276


RNAseq of amniotic fluid cell-free RNA: a discovery phase study of the pathophysiology of congenital cytomegalovirus infection. 

Hui L, DE Catte L, Beard S, Maksimovic J, Vora NL, Oshlack A, Walker SP, Hannan NJ.

Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2022 May 21:S0002-9378(22)00386-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2022.05.035. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35609640


Polygenic embryo screening: four clinical considerations warrant further attention. 

Pereira S, Carmi S, Altarescu G, Austin J, Barlevy D, Hershlag A, Juengst E, Kostick-Quenet K, Kovanci E, Lathi RB, Mukherjee M, Van den Veyver I, Zuk O, Lázaro-Muñoz G, Lencz T.

Hum Reprod. 2022 May 23:deac110. doi: 10.1093/humrep/deac110. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35604365


The Rise of Population Genomic Screening: Characteristics of Current Programs and the Need for Evidence Regarding Optimal Implementation. 

Foss KS, O’Daniel JM, Berg JS, Powell SN, Cadigan RJ, Kuczynski KJ, Milko LV, Saylor KW, Roberts M, Weck K, Henderson GE.

J Pers Med. 2022 Apr 26;12(5):692. doi: 10.3390/jpm12050692.

PMID: 35629115 Free PMC article.


Lumping versus splitting: How to approach defining a disease to enable accurate genomic curation

Thaxton C, Goldstein J, DiStefano M, Wallace K, Witmer PD, Haendel MA, Hamosh A, Rehm HL, Berg JS.

Cell Genomics. 2022 May 11;2(5). doi:

PMID:  Free PMC article.


Bone Morphogenetic protein 2 and estradiol-17β -induced changes in ovarian transcriptome during primordial follicle formation. 

Chakraborty P, Anderson RL, Roy SK.

Biol Reprod. 2022 May 25:ioac111. doi: 10.1093/biolre/ioac111. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35639639


Common risk variants for epilepsy are enriched in families previously targeted for rare monogenic variant discovery. 

Oliver KL, Ellis CA, Scheffer IE, Ganesan S, Leu C, Sadleir LG, Heinzen EL, Mefford HC, Bass AJ, Curtis SW, Harris RV; Epi4K Consortium, Whiteman DC, Helbig I, Ottman R, Epstein MP, Bahlo M, Berkovic SF.

EBioMedicine. 2022 May 27;81:104079. doi: 10.1016/j.ebiom.2022.104079. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 35636315


Orphan G-Protein Coupled Receptor GPRC5B Is Critical for Lymphatic Development. 

Xu W, Nelson-Maney NP, Bálint L, Kwon HB, Davis RB, Dy DCM, Dunleavey JM, St Croix B, Caron KM.

Int J Mol Sci. 2022 May 20;23(10):5712. doi: 10.3390/ijms23105712.

PMID: 35628521 Free PMC article.