Category: Highlights

NIMH funds study of schizophrenia

Researchers at the School of Medicine will seek to identify the genetic causes of schizophrenia as part of a major project funded by the National Institute of Mental Health to…

Michael Guertin joins our BMG faculty

Join us in welcoming our newest faculty member.  Mike Guertin comes to us following a very successful postdoctoral research experience with Gordon Hager at the NIH and a productive PhD…

NIH NIGMS Funding Received

Egelman, Edward H $372,504/yr. 09/15/14 – 08/31/18 Public Health Relevance: This project is aimed at understanding the structures of a range of nucleoprotein complexes. These complexes include viral capsids, filaments that…

Colleagues Find Unexpected Genetic Mosaic in the Brain

Scientists at the University of Virginia and elsewhere have discovered that nerve cells in the brain are unexpectedly varied in their genetic makeup, a surprising finding that may help explain…

Revolutionary Gene Targeting System called CRISPR

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have devised a way to detect unintended side effects of manipulating genes using a revolutionary new system that is sweeping the…