Category: Highlights

“UVA Discovery Suggests Potential New Treatment for Deadly Blood Cancer”-Dr. Golam Mohi

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2021-Largest-Ever Type 1 Diabetes Study IDs Potential Treatment Targets-Steve Rich

BMG Picnic 2021-BMG Department

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 Pew-Stewart Scholars Chosen to Advance Cutting-Edge Cancer Research

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-Bryce Paschal Paper in Nature Communication

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 (    

March 2021-EVP’s List-Dr. Jogender Tushir-Singh

Jogender Tushir-Singh, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, and his team published research findings that evaluate and improve immunotherapies for treating solid cancer tumors, such as ovarian, colon and triple-negative…

2021-John F. Anderson Distinguished Lecture at UVA

On March 22, 2021 Dr. Richard Henderson gave the John F. Anderson Distinguished Lecture at UVA. Henderson, of the Medical Research Council Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK, shared…

2021-K99/R00 Award for Dr. Fengbin (Jerry) Wang

Congratulations to Dr. Fengbin (Jerry) Wang a postdoctoral Research Associate in the lab of Dr. Edward Egelman for his receipt of a K99/R00 award.  This prestigious award is for two…

2021-Dr. Song Lou receives Metavivor Award

Congratulations to Dr. Song Lou for receipt of his award on "Oncogenic TRIM37 is a new driver of metastasis in triple negative breast cancer patients" This two year award will…