Dr. Aubrey Turner has been promoted to Associate Director of Proposal Development Services in the Office of Sponsored Programs.
Since he began his tenure with the office five years ago, Aubrey has been instrumental in moving the University’s research agenda forward. The UNC Greensboro alum has led and collaborated on efforts to secure awards from – among others – the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Arts. These grants have funded major student pipeline programs, health-care training programs, and entrepreneurial initiatives, as well as basic research across campus.
Aubrey holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Genomics from Wake Forest University and a Master’s in Genetic Counseling from the University of South Carolina. Prior to joining the Office of Sponsored Programs, he worked as a genetic counselor at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine and then as the coordinator of several large research studies within the Wake Forest Center for Cancer Genomics. Over his research career, he authored 48 peer-reviewed publications and three book chapters, primarily related to the genetics of prostate cancer.
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