Pioneering New 3D Cancer Model to Speed New Treatments

Dan Gioeli, PhD, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology and the UVA Cancer Center, working with local biotech company HemoShear Therapeutics, has created a three-dimensional model of a cancer tumor that can replicate the complex … [Read more...]

MIC Group reveals how a cancer-causing virus anchors itself to our DNA.

Using a homemade, high-tech microscope, Drs. Mitch Smith, Dean Kedes and Margret Grant and Laboratory technicians Aiola Stoja and Matt Loftus in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have revealed how a … [Read more...]

Dr. Drew Dudley at the Award Ceremony of the AARC

Drew Dudley received the Bayer/AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) Innovation and Discovery Award this month at the Annual AACR meeting in Chicago. … [Read more...]

R01 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to MIC Assistant Professor Anna Cliffe

Congratulations to Anna Cliffe on receiving an R01 to support her research on “Cell stress-mediated changes in the Herpes simplex virus type 1 chromatin structure during reactivation from latent infection”. This grant is funded by the National … [Read more...]

Congratulations to Drew Dudley, PhD who has received a Bayer/AACR Innovation and Discovery Award

Congratulations to Drew Dudley who has received a Bayer/AACR (American Association for Cancer Research) Innovation and Discovery Award. This grant will promote the key tenets of the Bayer Grants4Targets Initiative, providing new treatment options … [Read more...]

Justin Perry, PhD, in the Ravichandran lab was selected for the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship this year.

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program is CRI's longest-standing continuous program. Postdoctoral fellowships provide support to fund and train young immunologists and cancer immunologists at top universities … [Read more...]

Alison Criss, PhD selected as a 2018 Pinn Scholar

Congratulations to Alison Criss, PhD!  The Scholars program is named in honor of Dr. Vivian Pinn who was a graduate of the UVA School of Medicine Class of 1967. She is a member of the National Academies of Science, a fellow in the American Academy of … [Read more...]

Sho Morioka Received Kanae Foundation Grant Award

Sho Morioka, PhD in the Ravichandran lab was selected for Kanae Foundation Grant Award this year. The main goal of the project is to explore how facilitating removal of apoptotic cell benefits human health. More specifically, the project attacks … [Read more...]

MIC faculty Melanie Rutkowski, PhD receives $450,000 grant to study how the gut biome interacts with breast cancer.

“One of the underlying questions about breast cancer is why do some individuals with breast cancer develop more aggressive or metastatic disease? And why is there so much variability in the context of how their immune systems respond to these … [Read more...]

OUTLOOK 365 upgrade – In PINN HALL OCT 18 all MIC faculty and staff will be upgraded from the current version of Exchange to Office 365 in the cloud.

Use these links to find out more: After your account has been migrated, if your outlook mail program on the desktop does not work - you can log into webmail at this link New Outlook Web Access Sign in Documentation on the Upgrade process Set … [Read more...]