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Our Research

The Schisler Lab focuses on understanding the contribution of aging and our personal genome in complex diseases.
Our expertise lies in integration of complex genomic-biologic data to elucidate risk relationships in both murine and human systems with a focus on human diseases.

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The Schisler Lab welcomes new Interns Sarah Day, Mara Tate, and Joe Danica Inigo!

  Sarah is an Exercise Science/Pre-Med undergraduate student here at UNC   Mara is a Biology Major and Health and Society Minor   Joe Danica is a Neuroscience major

Meagan Colie has officially joined the Schisler Lab as the newest graduate student!

The Schisler lab is very excited to have this talented young lady join our crew! Her focus will be on CHIP and Alzheimer’s disease pathology.

Hot off the press! Schisler Lab Paper news!

Co-authors Selin Altinok and Jonathan Schisler participated in the formal analysis and investigation on: The molecular basis of spinocerebellar ataxia type 48 caused by a de novo mutation in the ubiquitin ligase CHIP   Co-authors Rebekah Sanchez-Hodge, Selin Altinok, Leah Oswalt, and … Continued

Schisler Lab welcomes Joseph Latham and Meagan Colie

We welcome two new additions to our lab: Work-Study student Joseph Latham and PhD student Meagan Colie.

2022 Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop

Are you interested in learning more about the Schisler Lab and operations in space? Register for the 2022 Human Research Program Investigators’ Workshop on 2/07-2/10. This workshop aims to provide an informal, collegial atmosphere for cross-disciplinary interaction. Click on the … Continued

Kaitlan Smith named peer mentor of the month

Kaitlan contributes to outreach and mentoring for several groups here at UNC-CH. Well deserved recognition, Kaitlan!

Mariah Stewart awarded the Graduate Research Fellowship from the NSF!

  Congrats to Mariah, winning the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. This award provides three years of support for Mariah’s doctoral research. Way to go!

Nandita Vegesna and Olivia Rice @ Undergraduate Research Poster Session

Congratulations to seniors Nandita Vegesna and Olivia Rice for their presentation at the Undergraduate Research Poster Session! We are incredibly proud of them.

New review published by Schisler Lab members

Congratulations to Selin Altinok, Becky Sanchez, Jonathan Schisler, Mariah Stewart, and Kaitlan Smith for their newly published review! Learn more about “Co-Chaperones Mediate Health and Disease by Modifying Chaperone Function and Protein Triage” here:

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 Schisler Lab Alumni!

We celebrate our past & present lab members every day, but this week especially our Class of 2020! UNC held their long awaited graduation ceremony on Oct. 9-10 and we are incredibly proud of all of you! The Schisler Lab … Continued