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Genome Sciences Research Mentors

Shawn Ahmed, PhD – Professor, Departments of Genetics and Biology

Martin Ferris, PhD – Associate Professor, Department of Genetics

Erin Heinzen, PharmD, PhD – Associate Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy – Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics; Associate Professor, Department of Genetics

Beverly Koller, PhD – Associate Professor, Departments of Genetics and Medicine-Pulmonary

Alain Laederach, PhD – Professor, Department of Biology

Daniel McKay, PhD – Associate Professor, Departments of Genetics and Biology

Karen Mohlke, PhD – Professor, Department of Genetics

Kari North, PhD – Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Carolina Center for Genome Sciences

Jesse Raab, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics

Laura Raffield, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics

Christoph Rau, PhD – Assistant Professor, Departments of Computational Medicine and Genetics

Jeff Sekelsky, PhD – Professor, Departments of Biology and Genetics; Director, Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology

Karl Shpargel, PhD – Associate Professor, Department of Genetics

Lisa Tarantino, PhD – Professor, Department of Genetics; School of Pharmacy-Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics Faculty; Director, Biological and Biomedical Sciences Program

Ageliki Tsagaratou, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics

Will Valdar, PhD – Professor, Genetics; Adjunct Associate Professor; Biostatistics Director, Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

 

Genomic Medicine Research Mentors

Jonathan Berg, MD, PhD – Professor, Departments of Genetics and Medicine

Ian Davis, MD, PhD – G. Denman Hammond Professor of Childhood Cancer; Associate Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology; Associate Director, Cancer Epigenetics Training Program; Co-leader, Cancer Genetics Program, UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Jenny Goldstein, PhD, CGC – Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics; Genetic Counselor

Liz Jalazzo, MD – Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Craig Lee, PharmD, PhD – Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics

Jason Merker, MD, PhD – Associate Professor, Department of Pathology & Lab Medicine; Director of Molecular Oncology; Associate Director of Molecular Pathology

Julianne O’Daniel, CGC – Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Genetic Counselor,

Bradford Powell, MD, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics

Courtney Thaxton, PhD – Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics

Ben Vincent, MD – Assistant Professor, Departments of Microbiology and Immunology, Division of Hematology

 

Genomics & Society Research Mentors

Jean Cadigan, PhD – Associate Professor, Department of Social Medicine

Eric Juengst, PhD – Professor, Departments of Social Medicine and Genetics

Megan Roberts, PhD – Assistant Professor, Eshelman School of Pharmacy; Director, Implementation Science in Precision Health & Society; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Health Policy and Management

Marcia Van Riper, PhD, RN, FAAN – Professor, School of Nursing