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"The researchers determined that a cellular signaling pathway that is activated in response to radiation – to halt cell division and allow repair of damage to DNA – also controls cells’ sensitivity to androgen, a male hormone that prostate cancer … [Read More...]
Congratulations to Alyssa Kelder for winning the best poster award in the 2015 Undergraduate Research Session held by the Department of Biology, UVa. Alyssa was mentored by Philippe Gonzalez, MIC graduate student under Hui Zong, PhD. … [Read More...]
We would like to welcome our newest member to the department! Melanie Rutkowski, PhD has an appointment with the UVA Cancer Center, is a full member of the Carter Immunology Center and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, … [Read More...]
Surprising Science – By chance, Thomas Braciale, MD, PhD discovered a new way to spark red blood cell production.
"Scientific discoveries are often the product of painstaking research over years, but once in a while laboratories get lucky. Such was the case at the University of Virginia’s Immunology Center, where an effort to better understand the immune … [Read More...]