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CPHG Affiliate Faculty Member, Eric Turkheimer, Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

The dean of the University of Virginia’s College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and an acclaimed UVA psychology professor have been elected to the prestigious American Academy of…

CPHG Team Performs Vital Research in Groundbreaking TOPMed Human Genome Project

Scientists Scour Genes of More Than 53,000 People to Better Battle Dangerous Diseases DNA processing in a genomics research lab. (Photo courtesy National Cancer Institute) April 01, 2021 A new…

Former CPHG Faculty Member Aaron Quinlan Chats with the American Journal of Human Genetics

Inside AJHG: A Chat with Aaron Quinlan Each month, the editors of The American Journal of Human Genetics interview an author of a recently published paper. This month, we check in with…

CPHG Affiliate Faculty Member John Campbell, PhD, Aids UVA’s COVID Testing Efforts with His Lab’s Robot

The automated liquid-handling robot is large enough to claim a 12-foot-by-4-foot expanse of lab table space in its unexpected home in UVA Health’s West Complex. Last summer, University of Virginia…

Peter Kasson, PhD, Affiliate CPHG Faculty Member, Named Pinn Scholar

Peter Kasson, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics and Affiliate CPHG Faculty Member, has been named a Pinn Scholar at UVA School of Medicine. Pinn Scholars are mid-career…

Research by CPHG’s Casey Lab Reveals Racial Disparity in Colorectal Cancer

The colons of African Americans and people of European descent age differently, new research reveals, helping explain racial disparities in colorectal cancer – the cancer that killed beloved “Black Panther”…

UVA IDs Genes that Influence Our Risk for Deadly Coronary Artery Disease

Researchers at the University of Virginia have shed light on how our genes affect our risk for coronary artery disease, the most common form of heart disease. In addition to…

3 Civelek Lab Members Create The Genomics Society of UVA

Exciting news from Civelek Lab! Rita Anane-Wae, Dillon Lue, and Zhiwen Xu put their efforts together and created The Genomics Society of UVA, hoping to promote undergraduate research. The primary…

Zang Lab’s Research Published in Genome Biology & Featured in UVA Today

Cancer's Dangerous Renovations to Our Chromosomes Revealed Cancer remodels the architecture of our chromosomes so the disease can take hold and spread, University of Virginia researchers have revealed. This remodeling…

Manichaikul Lab publishes paper in Nature Communications

The Manichaikul Lab published a paper today in Nature Communications. The paper is entitled: "Whole genome sequence analysis of pulmonary function and COPD in 19,996 multi-ethnic participants". Paper authors include…