Graduate student, GMB curriculum

Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, School of Medicine

2019 May –

Funding in the lab

2020 – 2023. National Science Foundation (NSF) predoctoral fellowship (NSF-GRFP)

2019 – 2020. MiBio (Mechanistic, interdisciplinary studies of biological systems) T32 training program (NIH-NIGMS)

Contact information

6330 Medical Biomolecular Research Building

111 Mason Farm Rd., Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Phone: 919-962-6290



B.Sc., Microbiology. University of Pittsburgh 2014-2018


  • Gentile GM, Wetzel KS, Dedrick RM, Montgomery MT, Garlena RA, Jacobs-Sera D, Hatfull GF. (2019) More Evidence of Collusion: a New Prophage-Mediated Viral Defense System Encoded by Mycobacteriophage Sbash. MBio, 10 (2). pii: e00196-19. doi: 10.1128/mBio.00196-19.
  • Armstrong RL, Penke TJR, Chao SK, Gentile GM, Strahl BD, Matera AG, McKay DJ, Duronio RJ. (2019) H3K9 Promotes Under-Replication of Pericentromeric Heterochromatin in Drosophila Salivary Gland Polytene Chromosomes. Genes (Basel), 10 (2). pii: E93. doi: 10.3390/genes10020093.

  • Pope WH, Carbonara ME, Cioffi HM, Cruz T, Dang BQ, Doyle AN, Fan OH, Gallagher M, Gentile GM, German BA, Farrell ME, Gerwig M, Hunter KL, Lefever VE, Marfisi NA, McDonnell JE, Monga JK, Quiroz KG, Pong AC, Rimple PA, Situ M, Sohnen PC, Stockinger AN, Thompson PK, Torchio NM, Toner CL, Ulbrich MC, Vohra NI, Zakir A, Adkins NL, Brown BR, Churilla BM, Kramer ZJ, Lapin JS, Montgomery MT, Prout AK, Grubb SR, Warner MH, Bowman CA, Russell DA, Hatfull GF. (2015) Genome Sequences of Mycobacteriophages AlanGrant, Baee, Corofin, OrangeOswald, and Vincenzo, New Members of Cluster B. Genome Announc, 3 (3). pii: e00586-15. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00586-15.

Magazine Article

  • Gentile GM, Wiedner HJ, Hinkle ER, Giudice J. (2020) Alternative splicing provides a broad menu of proteins for cells. The Scientist, 34 (10): 38-43.

Honors and awards

  • Experimental Biology Annual Meeting 2021. Travel award, 2021
  • University of Pittsburgh, Biological Sciences Departmental Honors, 2018
  • University of Pittsburgh, Chancellor’s Undergraduate Teaching Fellowship, 2018
  • University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Norman H. Horowitz Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 2017-2018
  • University of Pittsburgh, OUR Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 2017
  • University of Pittsburgh, Mentor/Mentee Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, 2016
  • University of Pittsburgh, Academic Merit Scholarship, 2014-2018

Research experience

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Dr. Graham Hatfull’s laboratory, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, 01/2016-06/2018

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