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Making Science Exciting

April 18, 2017

New UNC vice chancellor for research loves when graduate students challenge his ideas. According to Terry Magnuson, Ph.D., science is difficult— but graduate students make it fun. Magnuson, the new vice chancellor for research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, says the most enjoyable part of conducting science is working with graduate … Continued

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

“We screen newborns, don’t we: realizing the promise of public health genomics”

April 17, 2013

“By expanding the field’s focus from common to rare diseases, it may be possible to realize the promise of public health genomics by identifying those millions of individuals who unknowingly carry mutations that confer a dramatic predisposition to preventable diseases.” Jim Evans, Jonathan Berg, and Terry Magnuson are authors, along with Andy Olshan and Barbara … Continued

Mauro Calabrese, a postdoctoral fellow in Terry Magnuson’s lab, is first-author of an article in Cell

March 7, 2013

Paper titled “Site-Specific Silencing of Regulatory Elements as a Mechanism of X Inactivation.” Mauro Calabrese, a postdoctoral fellow in Terry Magnuson’s lab, is first-author of an article in Cell entitled “Site-Specific Silencing of Regulatory Elements as a Mechanism of X Inactivation.” Coauthors with current or previous Department of Genetics affiliations are Wei Sun, Joshua Mugford, … Continued