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Sabik named Wagner Fellow

Olivia Sabik, a Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics graduate student working in the Farber Lab, has been named a 2017 Wagner Fellow.  The Robert R. Wagner Fellowship was established by Bob and…

Promotion for Wei-Min Chen

Wei-Min Chen has been promoted to Associate Professor of Public Health Sciences, without term, effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Chen's research focuses on the design and statistical analysis of human gene mapping data.…

Center welcomes Clint Miller to UVA

The Center welcomes its newest resident faculty member Clint Miller, PhD, who joined UVA this summer as Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences. He was previously an instructor at Stanford University in…

Sale group publishes paper in Stroke

Dr. Michèle Sale and her collaborators recently published a paper in the June 2017 issue of Stroke. The researchers' aim was to investigate the potential role of circulating von Willebrand factor (vWF)…

Graduate Student Olivia Sabik awarded travel grant

Olivia Sabik of the Farber Lab received a travel grant to attend the European Calcified Tissue Society PhD training course. She will spend a week in Paris learning about bone…

Congratulations to Joe Mychaleckyj and Ani Manichaikul!

Two resident faculty of the Center were recently awarded research grants. Joe Mychaleckyj was awarded (with Palak Shah) a joint UVA-Inova seed grant entitled “Genomic loci linked to biomarkers of…

Civelek Lab research featured in local news reports

An international genetics study by Dr. Mete Civelek and his collaborators was featured in UVA Today's March 3rd edition. The study focuses on the connection between genes in our fat…

Mychaleckyj Lab publishes paper in Molecular Biology and Evolution

Dr. Joe Mychaleckyj and his collaborators recently published a paper in Molecular Biology and Evolution in which the researchers detected Native American genomic regions of selection in admixed North-Eastern Brazilians. This paper is the…

Center Director Stephen Rich awarded NIH grant

Dr. Stephen Rich was recently awarded an NIH grant for the study of functional significance of the SNPs identified as critical to the risk of type 1 diabetes (T1D). The…

Chongzhi Zang joins the Center

The Center welcomes its newest faculty member Chongzhi Zang, PhD, who joined UVa this fall as Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences. He was previously a postdoctoral fellow at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute…