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.

Herve Agaisse

Hervé Agaisse 2021 Pinn Scholar!

The Agaisse laboratory intends to use the award to investigate how Shigella flexneri invades the colonic lamina propria and interacts with immune cells in vivo.
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Ravichandran Lab

Congratulations! MIC Grad student Amaris Cardenas awarded F31 Fellowship from NIAID

Amaris Cardenas, was just awarded an F31 Predoctoral Fellowship from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of NIH.
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moving on to get business degree

Lacie Werner receives Wagner Fellowship!

Congratulations Lacie!! The Wagner fellows were selected by the Directors of Graduate Studies from a highly competitive pool based on their outstanding performance in graduate school thus far.
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Seminars All Seminars »

Don't miss the MIC Seminar tomorrow (Weds) at 4pm with Grad students Clayton Bishop @rclaytonbishop from the @IsabelleDerre lab, and Dane Sessions from the @kashatuslab
@uva_bims @UVaMSTP

Interested in a PhD in Immunology or Cancer Biology? Please apply to the @UVA_BIMS Graduate Program and find out about research opportunities in the @UVA_MIC Dept. 
https://med.virginia.edu/bims/students/prospective-students/apply-now/
For more info, contact us today https://mic.med.virginia.edu/graduate-studies/contact-information

Hey #SACNAS2021

@MedicineUVA is home to multiple #biomedicalsciences #phd programs, @mstp, and undergrad summer research with @uvasrip

We’d love to talk with you about your goals!
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#2021NDiSTEM

Come work with us. We have an opening for a lab tech. Part lab management, part research. Please RT. Apply here:
https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs/job/Charlottesville-VA/Laboratory-Specialist_R0024207

Interested in a PhD in Microbiology or Infectious diseases? Please apply to the @UVA_BIMS Graduate Program and find out about research opportunities in the @UVA_MIC Dept. 
https://med.virginia.edu/bims/students/prospective-students/apply-now/
For more info, contact us today https://mic.med.virginia.edu/graduate-studies/contact-information

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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.