April 9

UNC Research Team Awarded Multi-PI NIH Grant to Study Genetic Contributors to Alzheimer’s Disease

The $3.5 million NIH grant will support the team of Doug Phanstiel, Hyejung Won, and Todd Cohen's work to identify genetic variants and genes that contribute to Alzheimer’s disease risk, providing a foundation for future work to develop tools to diagnose and treat this debilitating disorder.

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COVID-19 Funding Opportunity Tracking

The UNC Office of Research Development is aggregating COVID-19 funding opportunities for the research community.

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2020 LGBTIQA+ Advocacy Awards Nominations Due

Please take a moment to nominate Undergraduate students, Graduate and Professional students, Faculty, PostDocs, and Staff who do good work for LGBTIQA+ people at Carolina.

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Microsoft Analytics Ranks UNC-Chapel Hill Top U.S. Research University for Coronaviruses

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic and since, UNC-Chapel Hill researchers have published more peer-reviewed articles and have been cited more than any other academic institution in the United States.

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Strahl named Interim Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Strahl named Interim Chair, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Brian Strahl, PhD, has been named Interim Chair of the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics effective May 18, 2020. Strahl has served as Vice Chair of the Department since 2016.

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Schisler Lab Receives $2.5 million NIH Grant to Study Cellular Aging, Deterioration

Schisler Lab Receives $2.5 million NIH Grant to Study Cellular Aging, Deterioration

The National Institute of Aging will fund the lab of Jonathan Schisler, PhD, for a five-year, $2.5 million grant to study various aspects of biology related to deterioration of motor skills and cognitive function.

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Griffin Advocates for Audiologist Assistants to Begin Telehealth Services Statewide

Griffin Advocates for Audiologist Assistants to Begin Telehealth Services Statewide

Philip Griffin, an audiologist at the UNC Hearing and Communication Center, is advocating for statewide clarification for the role of audiologist assistants, which could allow for limited telehealth opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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H. Yuan NIH Instrumentation Award Brings Multi-modal Optical/CT to Small Animal Imaging Core

H. Yuan NIH Instrumentation Award Brings Multi-modal Optical/CT to Small Animal Imaging Core

UNC's Department of Radiology congratulates Hong Yuan, PhD, on her S10 Shared Instrumentation Grant, awarded by the NIH Office of Research Infrastructure Programs, for her project titled, “Multimodal PerkinElmer IVIS-SpectrumCT imaging system for a preclinical imaging core facility.”

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NC TraCS Offers Funding for COVID-19 Research

The NC TraCS Institute has launched a COVID-19 Pilot Request for Applications. This special call seeks to support translational research in addressing the COVID-19 epidemic. TraCS contribution is limited to $25K. Proposals with additional funds may have larger budgets and their scope may enhance reviewer enthusiasm.

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UNC School of Medicine Launches Support Exchange Website

The Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development, housed within the UNC School of Medicine, launches a support exchange website aimed to connect members of the SOM community with services and resources needed during the COVID-19 crisis and response.

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Message from the Provost: Upcoming Elsevier Cancellations

Despite more than a year of sustained negotiations, the publisher Elsevier has failed to provide an affordable path for UNC-Chapel Hill to renew our bundled package of approximately 2,000 e-journal titles. As a result, the package will not be renewed when it expires on April 30, 2020. Instead, the University Libraries will subscribe to a much smaller set of individual Elsevier titles. Read the full memo from Provost Robert A. Blouin.

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Three SOM Students Named Impact Award, Horizon Award Recipients for 2020

Three SOM Students Named Impact Award, Horizon Award Recipients for 2020

UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students, recent graduate alumni within numerous programs, earned honors for research benefiting North Carolina. Three recipients were from the UNC School of Medicine.

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