Erin Heinzen, PhD

May 12, 2020

Erin Heinzen, PhD

Associate Professor of School of Pharmacy and Genetics

Resource Faculty
Phone: (919) 843-5981 | Office: Kerr Hall
Email: erin-h@ad.unc.edu | Website: https://pharmacy.unc.edu/research/faculty-labs/erin-heinzen/

Research Areas: Computational Genomics
Research Interests: The Heinzen Lab focuses on the genetic and genomic basis of epilepsy disorders, including analyses of the role of germline mutations, somatic mutations, and how regulation of the cellular transcriptome influences the risk and presentation of seizures.


Christoph Rau

March 11, 2020

Christoph Rau, PhD

Assistant Professor of Computational Medicine

Core Faculty
Phone: 919-962-5641 | Office: 11004B Mary Ellen Jones Building
Email: ChristophRau@unc.edu | Website: https://raulab.web.unc.edu/

Research Areas: Bioinformatics, Computational Genomics, Computational Systems Biology, Statistical and Population Genetics
Research Interests: The Rau lab utilizes populations of mice to study the transcriptomic and epigenomic landscape underlying cardiovascular disorders using a combination of wet and dry-lab techniques.


Adam Palmer, PhD

September 9, 2019

Adam Palmer, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Core Faculty
Phone: (919) 962-5967 | Office: 11-202A Mary Ellen Jones Building
Email: palmer@unc.edu | Website: http://www.med.unc.edu/pharm/directory/adam-palmer-phd/

Research Areas: Bioinformatics and Computational Systems Biology.
Research Interests: We investigate and develop combinations of cancer therapies using experiments, simulations, and computational analysis of clinical data.


Jesse Raab, PhD

September 5, 2019

Jesse Raab, PhD

Assistant Professor of Genetics

Resource Faculty
Phone: (919) 843-6475 | Office: Genetic Medicine Building
Email: jraab@med.unc.edu | Website: http://raablab.web.unc.edu/

Research Areas: Bioinformatics, Computational Genomics, and Computational Systems Biology.
Research Interests: Regulation and function of altered chromatin remodeling complex activity.


Anthony Zannas, MD, MSc, PhD

December 18, 2018

Anthony Zannas, MD, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Genetics

Resource Faculty
Phone: 919-962-4918 | Office: 438 Taylor Hall
Email: anthony_zannas@med.unc.edu | Website: http://www.zannaslab.org/

Research Areas: Bioinformatics, Computational Genomics, Computation Systems Biology.
Research Interests: Our lab seeks to uncover the epigenetic mechanisms linking psychosocial stress with disease risk.


Wesley R Legant, PhD

September 18, 2018

Wesley R Legant, PhD

Joint Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacology

Resource Faculty
Phone: (919) 966-4816 | Office: 4047 Genetic Medicine Building
Email: legantw@email.unc.edu | Website: https://www.med.unc.edu/pharm/people/primaryfaculty/wesley-r-legant/wesley-r-legant

Research Areas: Computational Biophysics, Image Analysis
Research Interests: Microscopy, 3D image analysis, biomaterials, cell migration, cancer metastasis, tissue engineering