Zach Carico won a poster award (with prize money!) at the joint retreat for the UNC Genetics Department, Curriculum in Genetics and Molecular Biology, and the Curriculum in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology. The retreat was held in Wilmington, NC and attended by ~200 people. Also, Zach got to watch Duke win the ACC Championship title while at the retreat… still working on reprogramming him into a Tarheel.
His poster title was “A cancer mutation to Cohesin subunit SMC1A broadly dysregulates transcription and interferes with Cohesin association with chromatin”.