Faculty Posts

December 4, 2020

Golnaz Vahedi recently received a W. W. Smith Charitable Trust Research Award – congratulations! The W. W. Smith Charitable Trust funds basic science research in the areas of heart disease,…

Dr. Elizabeth Heller was recently awarded a research grant award from the SynGAP Research Fund to support her lab’s work in epigenetic regulation of SynGAP1-related intellectual disability. With the SynGAP…

November 10, 2020

Elizabeth Heller has received U18 funding from the NIH -NIDA Step Up for Substance Use Disorders (SUD): A Drug Target Initiative for Scientists Engaged in Fundamental Research, to study Nr4a1…

Ken Zaret is featured in the newly posted episode “Pioneer Transcription Factors and Their Influence on Chromatin Structure” Shelley Berger is featured in an episode from last year, “Epigenetic Mechanisms…

October 27, 2020

Golnaz Vahedi has received U01 funding from the NIH to study transcriptomic and epigenomic of T cells in type 1 diabetes. Penn faculty John Wherry is a co-PI on this…

October 27, 2020

Hongjun Song has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. Congratulations Hongjun!

October 27, 2020

Roberto Bonasio is a recipient of the 2020 Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award for his outstanding research in the field of epigenetics. Congratulations Roberto!

September 2, 2020

Ben Garcia has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Congratulations!

September 2, 2020

Ben Garcia has been selected to receive the HUPO Discovery in Proteomics Science Award. Congratulations!

September 2, 2020

Mia Levine and Mike Lampson have received an R21 award from NIH/NICHD, titled “Evolutionary innovation to preserve zygotic genome integrity.” Congratulations!