Category: Highlights

2019 EMBO Conference on Genome Stability in Neuroscience and Aging-Nadine Michel

Congratulations to Ms. Nadine Michel, a graduate student at the University of Virginia School of Medicine in the lab of Dr. Michael McConnell, won the first prize for a poster…

The NASA Twins Study: A multidimensional analysis of a year-long human spaceflight-Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman

Congratulations to Dr. Francine Garrett-Bakelman on her first author paper on the year long NASA Twins Study.  More information below as well as the article: http://science.sciencemag.org/content/364/6436/eaau8650#BIBL https://news.virginia.edu/content/over-moon-uva-doctor-reflects-her-work-nasas-twin-study https://www.yahoo.com/news/full-findings-nasa-twins-study-061608940.html https://www.geekwire.com/2019/full-findings-nasa-twins-study-raise-questions-long-stints-space/ https://elexonic.com/2019/04/12/nasa-twins-study-raises-questions-about-living-in-space-geekwire/…

Dissecting brains to find the biological answers to the mysteries of mental disorders

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/dissecting-brains-to-find-the-biological-answers-to-the-mysteries-of-mental-disorders/2019/04/05/4b99b9ec-4b20-11e9-93d0-64dbcf38ba41_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.c4e3d432ead2 Dissecting brains to find signs of mental illness - The Washington Post About noon most days, the Lieber Institute for Brain Development in East Baltimore gets a case —…

2019 Scientific Distraction Paralleling the “Final Four”-Roza Przanowska

Congratulations to Róża Przanowska who finished 3rd in the 3 Minute Thesis presentations. Give her a shout of congratulations or better yet, head over to Alumni Hall for the finals!! WEDNESDAY,…

2019 Jefferson Scholars Foundation Award-Dr. Patrick Grant

Patrick Grant  received the Jefferson Scholars Foundation’s Award for Excellence in Teaching from UVA.  This is a very competitive award which needs extensive support from students and fellow faculty.  Patrick is…

Ed Egelman and Jerry Wang: Cell Paper-The electron conducting properties of heme-based bacterial nano-wires

Congratulations to Ed and Jerry, whose  paper on the electron conducting properties of heme-based bacterial nano-wires was just published in Cell, with significant coverage in the press.   Structure of…

2019 Pinn Scholar Award: Dr. Charles Farber

Congratulations to Dr. Charles Farber for selection as a 2019 Pinn Scholar.  His project entitled  “Developing a Predictive Gene Regulatory Network for Osteoporosis” was chosen as one of four to be…

2019 PRCRP Award from DOD-Dr. Golam Mohi

Congratulations to Dr. Golam Mohi for receiving a 1.6M three year DOD award entitled "Targeted Therapies from Myeloproliferative Neoplasms"   Background: M yeloproliferative neoplasms (MPN) including polycythemia vera (PV), essential…

2019 Outstanding BMG Student Award to Olivia Sabik

Congratulations to Olivia Sabik who has been awarded the Outstanding BMG Graduate Student Award for 2019. With this award, we will advance her nomination to competition for the Peach and…

2018 DoD Ovarian Cancer Academy Career Award: Dr. Jogender Tushir-Singh

Dr. Jogender Tushir-Singh, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, Member UVA Cancer Center has been awarded with Department of Defense (DoD), Ovarian Cancer Academy Early Career Award. The award is highly…