Highlights

Dr. Mazhar Adli’s review of the powerhouse technique: “The CRISPR tool kit for genome editing and beyond

Dr. Mazhar Adli recently published a great review of the powerhouse technique:  “The CRISPR tool kit for genome editing and beyond.   You can read the full article at: The CRISPR tool kit for genome editing and beyond. … [Read more...]

Roza Przanowska is awarded American Heart Association Fellowship

Congratulations to Roza Przanowska who is a second year graduate student and has just been awarded an American Heart Association Fellowship to begin 7/1/18.  Her project is entitled "Structure-function studies of IncRNAs involved in myogenesis" and … [Read more...]

3rd Year Graduate Student Elizabeth Wagner receives NIH F31 award

Congratulations to 3rd year BMG student Beth Wagner on her NIH F31 grant award!!  Hurrah!! Kudos also to her mentor Dr. Jung-Bum Shin and his contribution. Be sure to congratulate both!   Grant Number: 1F31DC017370-01 Principal … [Read more...]

Hartwell Award-Dr. Sanchita Bhatnagar

Congratulations to Dr. Sanchita Bhatnagar for being selected as one of 12 recipients to receive this award from 10 institutions.  Please see article in UVA today for additional … [Read more...]

2018 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting-Ricky Baylis

Richard (Ricky) Baylis, BMG PhD student from MD/PhD program in Gary Owens’ lab, is among 600 students worldwide selected to attend the 68th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. He will have the opportunity to meet and talk science with 43 Nobel Laureates. … [Read more...]

2018 Fulbright Specialist Project Approval Award-Edward Egelman

Congratulations to Dr. Edward Egelman for being selected as a recipient of the 2018 Fulbright Specialist Project Award, details below: I am pleased to inform you that the project proposal from W International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology … [Read more...]

2018 Outstanding BMG Student Award-Rebecca Wilson

Congratulations to Rebecca Wilson for being selected as the 2018 BMG Outstanding Graduate Student! Rebecca (Becky) Wilson came to us in 2012 and after three rotations chose the laboratory of Zhen Yan for her dissertation work.  She was … [Read more...]

UVA Medical Alumni Association 2018 Winter Retreat-Nadine Michel

Congratulations to Nadine Michele who won the Outstanding Research Poster Award at the UVA Medical Alumni Association’s 2018 Winter Retreat. Nadine was recognized for this accomplishment at the Lansdowne Resort on Saturday, February 17. … [Read more...]

2018-William Pearson elected Fellow to International Society for Computational Biology

Bill Pearson has been elected a Fellow of the International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB).  He was nominated by a very distinguished computational biologist  and  elected by a very selective group of ISCB Fellows for "outstanding … [Read more...]

Kyung Yong’s Molecular Cell paper in UVA Today

  https://news.virginia.edu/content/discovery-suggests-better-way-treat-certain-prostate-cancers-lymphomas   Discovery Suggests Better Way to Treat Certain Prostate Cancers, Lymphomas news.virginia.edu UVA researchers have … [Read more...]