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Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., In Collaboration With Karl Shpargel, Ph.D., Awarded R01 Grant From The National Institutes Of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute (NHLBI)

September 20, 2022

Congratulations to Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Genetics, in collaboration with Karl Shpargel, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Genetics, for the receipt of R01 grant from the NIH’s NHLBI. The grant is titled “Function and regulation of chromatin remodeling complexes in cardiac development and disease”. The proposed studies will address the role of components … Continued

The Conlon Lab Publishes In The Journal Genes & Development

May 3, 2022

Congratulations to the Lab of Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Genetics, for publishing paper, titled “CHD4 is recruited by GATA4 and NKX2-5 to repress non-cardiac gene programs in the developing heart”, in the journal Genes & Development. The work from Dr. Conlon’s Lab team was co-first authored by past research assistant, Zachary … Continued

The Conlon Lab Publishes In The Journal Developmental Cell

November 9, 2021

Congratulations to the Lab of Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Genetics, for publishing paper, titled “Cardiac proteomics reveals sex chromosome-dependent differences between males and females that arise prior to gonad formation”, in the journal Developmental Cell. The work from Dr. Conlon’s Lab team was co-led by postdoctoral fellow, Wei Shi. It was … Continued

The Conlon Lab Awarded R01 Grant From The National Institutes Of Health’s (NIH) National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute (NHLBI)

September 17, 2021

Congratulations to the Lab of Frank L. Conlon, Ph.D., Professor of Biology and Genetics, for the receipt of R01 grant from the NIH’s NHLBI. The grant, titled, “Mechanism and Function of Cardiac Transcriptional Repression Networks”, will investigate the mechanisms of the Nucleosome Remodeling and Deacetylase (NuRD) complex in heart development and human congenital heart disease.

Seeding Postdoctoral Innovators in Research & Education (SPIRE) Postdoctoral Fellow, Whitney Edwards, Elected To The National Board Of The Society For Developmental Biology (SDB)

July 19, 2021

Congratulations to Whitney Edwards, a SPIRE Postdoctoral Fellow in UNC Biological & Genome Sciences, who received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, currently in Dr. Conlon’s Lab, for being elected to the national board of the SDB as the national trainee representative.

Seeding Postdoctoral Innovators in Research & Education (SPIRE) Postdoctoral Fellow, Whitney Edwards, Receives 2021 Postdoctoral Fellowship From American Heart Association (AHA)

April 20, 2021

Congratulations to Whitney Edwards, a SPIRE Postdoctoral Fellow in UNC Biological & Genome Sciences, who received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, currently in Dr. Conlon’s Lab, for recently receiving a 2021 postdoctoral fellowship from AHA. Whitney’s fellowship provides stipend support for her project, titled “TBX20/TLE Interaction Is Essential … Continued

MHI Labs Contribute To A Recent Publication in Genetics

November 2, 2020

Congratulations to Jonathan Schisler, M.S., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Kathleen M. Caron, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, Cell Biology & Physiology, Richard Cheney, Ph.D., Professor, Cell Biology & Physiology, Frank Conlon, Ph.D., Professor, Biology and Genetics, James Faber, Ph.D., Professor, Cell Biology & Physiology & Karen L. Mohlke, Ph.D., Professor, Genetics, Associate Chair For … Continued