Category: Highlights

2020-Roza Przanowska receives K99/R00

Congratulations to Roza Przanowska who has received a K99/R00 for her work on "Long non-coding RNA's as novel therapeutic targets in gliomas treatment"

2020-UVA’s Stefan Bekiranov and colleagues develop algorithm to allow researchers to study genetic diseases using quantum computers

Congratulations to Dr's. Bekiranov, McConnell, Ratan,  Please find the entire publication here:    

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.

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

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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…