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Department of Genetics Publications for March 12th – 25th, 2023

March 27, 2023

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 8 papers during March 12th – 25th, 2023. Schizophrenia risk conferred by rare protein-truncating variants is conserved across diverse human populations.  Liu D, Meyer D, Fennessy B, Feng C, Cheng E, Johnson JS, Park YJ, Rieder MK, Ascolillo S, de Pins A, Dobbyn A, Lebovitch D, Moya … Continued

Dr. Christoph Rau Awarded R01 from NHLBI

February 23, 2023

Christoph Rau, PhD (Assistant Professor, Genetics) has been awarded a new R01 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Program for his application titled “Elucidating the Role of Multinuclearity in Healthy and Diseased Mammalian Cardiomyocytes”. 

SOM ECBR Grant Awarded to Drs. Jeremy Purvis and Christoph Rau

January 2, 2023

Jeremy Purvis, PhD (Associate Professor) and Christoph Rau, PhD (Assistant Professor) received an Emerging Challenges in Biomedical Research (ECBR) award from UNC School of Medicine for their project titled “Identifying the role of local cell-type neighborhoods on catecholamine-induced focal necrosis”.

Department of Genetics Publications for October 11-31, 2020

November 2, 2020

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published 18 papers during October 11-31, 2020.     Survival, Pathologic Response, and Genomics in CALGB 40601 (Alliance), a Neoadjuvant Phase III Trial of Paclitaxel-Trastuzumab With or Without Lapatinib in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer.  Fernandez-Martinez A, Krop IE, Hillman DW, Polley MY, Parker JS, Huebner L, Hoadley KA, … Continued

Wednesday – Department of Genetics Colloquium: Christoph Rau

October 9, 2020

UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium The UNC Department of Genetics Research Colloquium welcomes Christoph Rau, Assistant Professor, UNC Department of Genetics and Computational Medicine Program on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. This talk title is “Integration of Cell-specific data with co-expression networks in the failing heart”. This seminar will be broadcast via Zoom. Link will … Continued

Monday – BCB Colloquium: Yun Li & Christoph Rau, BCB Faculty Presentations

August 12, 2020

BCB Colloquium Series The BCB Colloquium Series welcomes Yun Li, Associate Professor of Genetics and Biostatistics, and Christoph Rau, Assistant Professor of Genetics, this week. Yun Li Genetic Mapping in Diverse Ancestry: Where We Are Failing Christoph Rau Identifying causal disease genes using transcriptome networks The 2020 BCB Colloquium features talks from BCB Faculty and … Continued