Stormy Chamberlain Named ASF SAC Chair
Stormy Chamberlain, world-renowned researcher of Angelman syndrome, has been named the new Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) Chair for the Angelman Syndrome Foundation (read more).
Dr. Se-Jin Lee awarded NIH grant to study the regulation of tissue aging
Acclaimed UConn Health-JAX geneticist Dr. Se-Jin Lee and UConn Health-CCMC pediatric endocrinologist Dr. Emily Germain-Lee recently received a $1.9M grant from the National Institutes of Health for their project entitled: "TGF-beta family members and their binding proteins in aging skeletal muscle” (read more).
Stefan Pinter awarded R35 MIRA Grant from NIH
Dr. Pinter received a 5 year, $1.9M grant from the National Institute of Health for his project entitled: “Mechanisms of escaping X chromosome inactivation and translation to X-linked disease”.
This award uses X chromosome inactivation as a paradigm to learn how chromosome folding, non-coding RNAs, and chromatin modifiers enable some genes to remain active on the inactive X.