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Department of Genetics Publications for April 4-17, 2021

April 19, 2021

Department of Genetics faculty, postdocs, students and collaborators published fifteen papers during April 4-17, 2021.   Targeting Chikungunya Virus Replication by Benzoannulene Inhibitors.  Ahmed SK, Haese NN, Cowan JT, Pathak V, Moukha-Chafiq O, Smith VJ, Rodzinak KJ, Ahmad F, Zhang S, Bonin KM, Streblow AD, Streblow CE, Kreklywich CN, Morrison C, Sarkar S, Moorman N, … Continued

Diabetes Drug May Be A New Weapon Against HIV

April 1, 2021

Research from the UNC School of Medicine lab of Jenny Ting, PhD, shows that the widely used drug metformin reduces metabolism of infected T cells to suppress HIV replication.

Microbes in the gut could be protective against hazardous radiation exposure

November 3, 2020

A new study by scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and colleagues published Oct. 30, 2020, in Science, showed that mice exposed to potentially lethal levels of total body radiation were protected from radiation damage if they had specific types of bacteria in their gut.

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