Folami Ideraabdullah, PhD Receives R21 from NIDDK

September 15, 2020

Dr. Folami Ideraabdullah (Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics) was awarded an R21 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) for her project titled “Investigating the Role of Metabolic Programming in Vitamin D Deficiency Induced Adiposity”. 

Jeremy Purvis, PhD Awarded R01 from NIGMS

September 11, 2020

Dr. Jeremy Purvis (Associate Professor, Genetics) was awarded an R01 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for his proposal titled “Computational Models of the Human Cell Cycle to Reveal Disease Mechanism and Inform Treatment”.

Yuchao Jiang, PhD Awarded R35 Outstanding Investigator Grant from NIGMS

September 3, 2020

Dr. Yuchao Jiang (Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Genetics) was awarded an R35 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) for his project titled “Statistical Methods for Bulk-Tissue and Single-Cell Multi-Omics Integration”.

Lisa Tarantino, PhD, Named Faculty Director of BBSP

September 3, 2020

Dr. Lisa Tarantino (Associate Professor, Department of Genetics) has been named the Faculty Director of the Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program (BBSP), effective August 1, 2020.

MMRRC Awarded Administrative Supplement from NIH Office of the Director

August 28, 2020

Dr. Terry Magnuson, Vice Chancellor for Research and Kay M. and Van L. Weatherspoon Eminent Distinguished Professor of Genetics was awarded an administrative supplement to the U42 Cooperative Agreement “A Carolina Center to Characterize and Maintain Mutant Mice”.