Graveley Appointed to NIH Advisory Panel

5130Congratulations to Brenton Graveley who has been invited to serve on the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research for a four year term. Graveley, a professor of genetics and genome sciences, is a principal investigator of ENCODE (ENCyclopedia Of DNA Elements), a comprehensive catalog of function elements that control the expression of genetic information in a cell, in collaboration with scientists from other premier institutions nationwide. The prestigious appointment at NIH will better align UConn’s genomics efforts with the funding interests of the NIH and vice versa.