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July 2019: Will Valdar named Director of the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Curriculum [unc-news].
May 2018: Robert Corty successfully defends PhD entitled “Variance heterogeneity in genetic mapping”.
Apr 2018: Dan Oreper successfully defends PhD entitled “Computational methods for studying parent-of-origin effects via reciprocal mouse crosses”.
Apr 2018: Greg Keele successfully defends PhD entitled “Experimental design and analysis with multiparental populations”.
Mar 2018: Will Valdar receives Outstanding Investigator Award MIRA grant [unc-news]
Jan 2018: Paul Maurizio successfully defends PhD entitled “Modeling the host genetic determinants of Influenza pathogenesis in mice”.
Jan 2017: Drug-by-genetics interaction paper using the CC is published [Editor’s highlighted paper in Toxicological Sciences]
Jul 2016: Yuying’s paper published in Biometrika [paper]
Jul/Nov 2016: Will’s talk at The Allied Genetics Conference (TAGC) is online [video]
Aug 2016: Greg Keele wins best BCB student presentation award at The UNC 2016 Genetics/BCB Retreat [picture]
May 2016: Robert Corty awarded F30 NIMH Predoctoral Fellowship [BCB link]
Oct 2015: Dan Oreper and Sarah Schoenrock jointly win best BCB student presentation award at The UNC 2015 Genetics/BCB Retreat [picture]
Jun 2013: Valdar Lab co-recipient of R01 grant to study the effect of maternal diet on psychiatric disease [click for details]
Oct 2012: Valdar Lab receives R01 grant to develop statistical genetics methods for new mouse models [click for details]