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Camp Med Panel 2024

BCB Teams Up with UNC Genetics, Pharmacology, GMB, and the UNC Office of Rural Initiatives for “Camp Med”

The UNC Department of Genetics joined together with the Department of Pharmacology, the Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (BCB), the Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB), and the UNC Office of Rural Initiatives to participate in a day … Read more

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UNC School of Medicine Names BCB Faculty Sarah Linnstaedt and Benjamin Vincent 2023-24 Yang Family Biomedical Scholars

Sarah Linnstaedt, PhD (BCB), Benjamin Vincent, MD (BCB), and Pengda Liu, PhD, were selected as Yang Family Biomedical Scholars in the eighth installment of this annual School of Medicine award. The UNC School of Medicine has named three outstanding researchers … Read more

Nina Nishiyama

Congratulations to Nina Nishiyama for being awarded an NIH F31 Fellowship

Nina Nishiyama, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Student in the labs of Terry Furey and Shehzad Sheikh, received an F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA). Individual Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney … Read more

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UNC BCB and GMB Graduate Students Baran, Flores, McAfee, and Szymanski Volunteer as UNC Ambassadors in the Shadow a Scientist program

On November 29, UNC graduate students Kerstin Baran (Genetics and Molecular Biology in the Kathleen Caron lab), JP Flores (Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in the Doug Phanstiel Lab), Jessica McAfee (Genetics and Molecular Biology in the Hyejung Won lab), and … Read more

Congratulations to BCB Graduate Student Sarah Parker who is a Finalist in the UNC Three Minute Thesis Competition

Sarah Parker, a doctoral student in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (Doug Phanstiel lab), is a finalist in the UNC Graduate School’s Three Minute Thesis competition. This achievement reflects her ability to present her research in an accessible and compelling way. The … Read more

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How to Heal a Broken Heart – PhD candidate Jamshaid Shahir is Advancing Stem Cell Research

PhD candidate Jamshaid Shahir shares about his research on how to heal a broken heart, a path that is positioning him for a role in the sciences at the frontier of his discipline and for a career in computational biology. … Read more

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Ellen Risemberg (BCB) selected top ten for Three Minute Thesis

Congratulation to Ellen Risemberg, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Student in the labs of Will Valdar and Marty Ferris, UNC Department of Genetics, who were both selected in the top ten for Three Minute Thesis! A panel of judges selected … Read more

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John Flores Receives Top Poster Award at 2022 Scientific Retreat

Congratulations to John Flores, Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Graduate Student in the lab of Doug Phanstiel, for taking outstanding poster award at the 2022 Scientific Retreat! The Department of Genetics, the Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology (GMB) and the … Read more