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Fernando Pardo Manuel de Villena

Dr. Pardo Manuel de Villena (Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics) has been reappointed as an Oliver Smithies Investigator for an additional five years, through June 2025.

The award was established in honor of the research achievements of UNC Nobel Prize Winner Oliver Smithies, DPhil, the Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Smithies Investigators receive $75,000 for research or professional development over a five-year term and become members of the Oliver Smithies Society.