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Monday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Terry Furey

February 12, 2020

The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Terry Furey, Associate Professor, Departments of Genetics and Biology, Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease, Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility, University of North Carolina, on *Monday, March 2, 2020. This talk title is “Understanding Variation in Crohn’s Disease and Environmental Exposure Response through Gene Expression and … Continued

Terry Furey, PhD Awarded CEHS Pilot Project

July 9, 2018

Dr. Terrence Furey, Associate Professor of Genetics, was one of the awardees of the Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility (CEHS) Pilot Projects Program.

Genetics Faculty Publications for Oct 15 – Nov 4, 2016

November 7, 2016

During the last three weeks, Department of Genetics faculty members, along with their colleagues, have published 21 manuscripts on a wide variety of topics. A survey of current practices for genomic sequencing test interpretation and reporting processes in US laboratories. O’Daniel JM, McLaughlin HM, Amendola LM, Bale SJ, Berg JS, Bick D, Bowling KM, Chao … Continued

Terry Furey and Shehzad Sheikh awarded R01 grant from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases for project titled “Integrative Genetic and Genomic Analyses in the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases”

August 29, 2016

This project will focus on identifying genetic, regulatory activity, and gene expression changes that significantly contribute to IBD at molecular and clinical levels. Terry Furey, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics and Biology and Shehzad Sheikh, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Genetics and Member of the Multidisciplinary Center for IBD Research and Treatment, have … Continued

Genetics and Medicine faculty team up for a study of microRNAs in Crohn’s disease

July 27, 2015

Bailey Peck, a Genetics and Molecular Biology graduate student in Praveen Sethupathy’s lab, is first author of a collaborative paper, with Bioinformatics and Computational Biology grad student Matthew Weiser (Furey lab), Shehzad Sheikh, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Genetics (senior author), and Drs. Sethupathy and Furey as coauthors. The article is available online in the … Continued

Article by Terry Furey’s group highlighted in Genetics

November 11, 2014

Matt Weiser, a graduate student in Terry’s lab, is first author on the paper, entitled “Novel Distal eQTL Analysis Demonstrates Effect of Population Genetic Architecture on Detecting and Interpreting Associations.” Standard eQTL mapping methods carry significant multiple testing burdens, limiting their ability to detect eQTL distal to the affected gene. The article describes a novel … Continued