Category: Highlights

Dutta Lab Wins Green Lab Award

Congratulations to the Dutta Lab for their award for their work in maintaining a clean and safe lab.  The full article can be viewed below.   https://sustainability.virginia.edu/first-class-uva-certified-green-labs-2019

2020-Anindya Dutta-UVA Discovers How Genetic Testing Could Improve Patient Outcomes

For the full podcast: https://wina.com/podcasts/uva-discovers-how-genetic-testing-could-improve-patient-outcomes/

BIMS 2020 White Coat Ceremony

On Friday February 14th, 51 BIMS and MSTP Students received their first White Lab Coats. The  Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program Lab Coat Ceremony took place in the Pinn Hall Conference …

2019-New Organelle That Helps Prevent Cancer Discovered Inside Our Cells, Dr. P. Todd Stukenberg

Scientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a strange new organelle inside our cells that helps to prevent cancer by ensuring that genetic material is sorted correctly as cells…

2019 AACR-Woman in Cancer Research Scholar Award-Rachisan Djiske

Congratulations to Rachisan Djiske, a student in the lab of Dr. Sanchita Bhatnagar, who is the recipient of a 2019 AACR award for Women in Cancer Research.  This award will…

2019 Best Postdoc Mentor Award-Dr. Piotr Przanowski

Congratulations to Dr. Piotr Przanowski, a Research Associate in the lab of Dr. Sanchita Bhatnatar, for being one of 5 finalists whose mentoring exemplifies the selflessness and dedication of a…

Jerry Fengbin Wang’s-paper in Nature Microbiology on certain bacterial pili and their indestructible nature when coated with sugars is in the news

Jerry Fengbin Wang's recent paper in Nature Microbiology describing how certain bacterial pili are made virtually indestructible by a thick coating of sugars is getting some publicity.  Here is a…

2019 Hamlin Award-Prasad Trivedi

Congratulations to Dr. Trivfedi who Is the winner of the Joyce L. Hamlin Student Award for 2019. Prasad has been studying under the mentorship of Dr. Todd Stukenberg and will…

Edward Egelman Admitted to the National Academy of Sciences

UVA Researcher Receives One of Science’s Highest Honors Edward H. Egelman, whose research focuses on a world far too small for even the most powerful light microscopes to see, has…

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…