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2022 GBS Symposium Awards


GBS Student Leadership Award – Heather Raimer Young (Wang Lab); BMG Outstanding Graduate Student Award – Kristyna Kupkova (Auble & Sheffield Labs); Biophysics Outstanding Graduate Student Award 2022 – Mark…

2022 Hamlin Award


The 2022 Hamlin Award goes to Heather Raimer. This award is given in honor of former BMG Chair, Joyce Hamlin. Heather will also give the Annual Hamlin Award Research Seminar…

2022 BMG Outstanding Student Award


The 2022 BMG Outstanding Student Award goes to Kristyna Kupkova. Kristyna will be our BMG nominee for the Peach and Hungerford Awards and will give a presentation at the GBS…

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…