2022 BMG Graduate Students

Please welcome our 2022 Graduate Students.

Ed Egelman-Cell article: “Spindle-shaped archaeal viruses evolved from rod-shaped ancestors to package a larger genome”

Congratulations to Dr. Ed Egelman and colleagues for a paper that will be featured on the cover of the April 14 issue of Cell. For the last 65 years it…

UVA Study Reveals How Mutation Boosts Cancer Risk

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered how a common gene mutation robs people of natural cancer protection. Hao Jiang, of the UVA Cancer Center, and his…

UVA Discovery Suggests Potential New Treatment for Deadly Blood Cancer

A drug used to treat certain advanced breast cancers may offer a new treatment option for a deadly blood cancer known as myelofibrosis, new research from UVA Cancer Center suggests.…

BMG Department Picnic (July, 2021)

Thursday June 25th marked a nice day for the BMG Department.  With COVID restrictions easing the department decided to have a picnic.  We had food and games and approximately 100…

2021-5 Fran Garrett-Bakelman chosen as Pew-Stewart Scholar

Congratulations to Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman for being chosen to "Advance Cutting -Edge Cancer Research"  See full description below. Announcement can also be reviewed at .   PHILADELPHIA—The Pew Charitable Trusts…

May 2021-New Insights Into Hormone’s Action Could Help In Battle Against Prostate Cancer

Please see the details on this paper dealing with ADP-ribosylation .  Congratulations Dr. Paschal.  If this link does not work please try the link below:  

2021-Raven Scholarship-Elizabeth Wagner

Congratulations to Elizabeth Wagner  as she was just awarded a Raven Scholarship for academics and leadership ().