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

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 Pardo Manuel de Villena, PhD, … Read more

Pardo-Manuel de Villena named Interim Chair of Department of Genetics

July 8, 2016

Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, PhD, will take over July 1 from Terry Magnuson, PhD, who will become the vice chancellor for research at UNC-Chapel Hill. Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena, professor of genetics and associate chair for research, will become interim chair of the Department of Genetics effective July 1. He will oversee the department’s research … Read more

Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena named one of two inaugural Oliver Smithies Investigators

September 21, 2015

Oliver Smithies Investigator Award recipients are selected based on their sustained excellence in their chosen disciplines, their international reputation as a leader in their fields and the impact of their research within the medical and scientific communities. Dr. Pardo-Manuel de Villena was selected for his leadership of the Collaborative Cross, the most genetically diverse mouse … Read more

Fernando Pardo-Manuel de Villena has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Genetics Society of America (GSA).

September 22, 2014

Fernando will serve a three-year term beginning January 1, 2015. See the official announcement on the GSA web site. The GSA is the professional membership organization for scientific researchers and educators in the field of genetics, with over 5,000 members. Society members work to advance knowledge in the basic mechanisms of inheritance, from the molecular … Read more