Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology

Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology is the largest basic science department at UVA, comprising an outstanding group of faculty, students and post-doctoral fellows conducting cutting-edge research in many exciting areas of basic biology and human disease.

Our research takes an integrated and cross-disciplinary approach to address questions in three key major fields: Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology.

Erin Weddle

MIC Outstanding Student Award for Erin Weddle!

Dr. Erin Weddle, from Hervé Agaisse’s laboratory, has been selected as the 2022 MIC Outstanding Student. Erin will also represent the MIC Graduate Program as our nominee for the Peach and Hungerford Awards.
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Ian Liyayi

Congratulations! MIC Grad student Ian Liyayi awarded F31 NRSA fellowship

Ian Liyayi (Alison Criss’ lab) just received the Notice of Award for his F31 NRSA fellowship from the NIH entitled, “Understanding the role of Ngo1049 in subverting host-mediated metal starvation in Neisseria gonorrhoeae.”
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Collin Dube

Collin Dube was selected as the first “PWP Scholar”

Collin Dube (Roger Abounader’s lab) was selected as the first “PWP Scholar” supported by the “Sarah J. Parsons-Michael J. Weber- J. Thomas Parsons (PWP) Fellowship in Oncology Research” endowment in partnership with the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology.
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Congrats to all our MIC Graduates! @uva_bims @UVaMSTP @UVAimmunology

Don't miss the last MIC seminar of the semester with Grad student Katarzyna Stasiak (Engelhard lab) at 4pm- in person and zoom @uva_bims

Congrats to MIC Grad student Johnson Ung (Tom Loughran’s lab) on your F31 fellowship from NIH NCI entitled “Targeting Acid Ceramidase and Bcl-2 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia” @uva_bims

Don't miss tomorrow's (Wed) MIC seminar by Grad student Chelsea Hall in the Agaisse lab at 4pm- in person and zoom @uva_bims

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Every Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer researcher is dedicated to discovering the mechanisms that will eventually lead to new understandings of diseases and their cures. Your contribution can help ensure our efforts in furthering this research.