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Burroughs Wellcome Fund recognition

Dr. Vahedi is one of nine Burroughs Wellcome Fund investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease. Thanks a lot for supporting our lab!

2020

Human Islet Research Network award

The Vahedi lab is now a member of the Human Islet Research Network

2020

4D Nucleome Consortium award

The Vahedi lab is now a member of the 4D Nucleome Consortium

2020

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Award

Our laboratory's proposal was chosen for Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Award

2020

Manuscript on Spotlight in Trends in Immunology

Fasolino and Goldman et al manuscript in Immunity received a Spotlight in Trends In Immunology by Dr. Amy Weinmann

2020

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2021 Perelman School of Medicine Awards of Excellence

The following faculty members will receive this year’s Perelman School of Medicine Awards of Excellence. The distinguished awardees exemplify our profession’s highest values of scholarship, teaching, innovation, commitment to service, leadership, inclusion, and dedication to patient care. They epitomize the preeminence and impact we all strive to achieve. The awardees range from those at the beginning of their highly promising careers to those whose distinguished work has spanned decades.

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Discovery on Protein BRD4 Function in Mice Marks Critical Step in Research to Treat Patients with Complex Congenital Disorders and Cancers

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Vahedi lab joins the second phase of 4DN consortium!

Penn Medicine Researchers Receive Two Major NIH Grants for Studies of Genome Folding in Health and Disease

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Penn Medicine researcher receives early career honor from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Penn Medicine researcher receives early career honor from Burroughs Wellcome Fund

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Penn Researchers Receive $1.05 Million Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Penn Researchers Receive $1.05 Million Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

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DNA Misfolding in White Blood Cells Increases Risk For Type 1 Diabetes

New Penn Medicine study shows, in mice, that changes in DNA sequence may cause chromosomes to misfold in a way that elevates the risk for autoimmune diseases.

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“Icebreaker” Protein Opens Genome for T cell Development, Penn Researchers Find

Researchers describe the role of a transcription factor called TCF-1 in targeting the condensed chromatin and regulating the availability of genome sequences in T-cell development.

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“Back in Time”: Penn Researchers Unravel the Early Makings of an Exhausted T Cell

Penn Researchers Unravel the Early Makings of an Exhausted T Cell

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Three Penn Researchers Awarded Sloan Fellowships

Sloan Fellowships to Dr. Vahedi

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NIH researchers reveal link between powerful gene regulatory elements and autoimmune diseases

Super-enhancers and autoimmune diseases

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In Spring 2022, @bfariabi and I will offer a course called Advanced Epigenetic Technologies for 2nd+ year students of @UPennGCB @CAMBUpenn @IGGPenn. Email us if you are interested.

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Multiple postdoctoral positions supported by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, W. W. Smith Charitable Trust, and NIH including 4D Nucleome Network and HIRN Consortium are available in @vahedilab https://vahedilab.com/ https://tinyurl.com/3b922t7f

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