Tiffany Shand won a diversity supplement from the NIH!

Tiffany Shand in the Hui Zong lab has been funded by a diversity supplement from the NIH. What excited us even more are the comments from the program officer - she said, “...this diversity supplement request was one of the best I have ever read. … [Read more...]

James McCann in the Dudley lab has just received an F31 predoctoral fellowship

"Congratulations to James McCann in the Dudley lab who has just received an F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Cancer Institute! This is a three-year award supporting his research on the role of TGF beta-regulated miRNAs during tumor blood … [Read more...]

Aldo Nascimento, graduate student in the Kashatus lab was selected to participate in the 2017 St. Jude National Graduate Student Symposium

Aldo Nascimento, graduate student in the Kashatus lab was one of 42 students selected to participate in the 2017 St. Jude National Graduate Student Symposium. Congratulations Aldo! … [Read more...]

FORBES’ “30 under 30”: Carrie Cowardin, PhD and former MIC graduate student in the Petri Lab!

Carrie Cowardin, PhD, earned her doctorate last year while working in the Petri lab and is now a postdoctoral fellow at Washington University in St. Louis. For her work in the Petri Lab she is now one of Forbes' "30 Under 30 in Healthcare". Carrie … [Read more...]

Two MIC Graduate Students Attend “Network of Immunology Frontier Winter School on Advanced Immunology in Singapore”

Alyse Frisbee and Mahmoud Saleh (Petri Lab) both received travel grants to attend the course and present their dissertation research. Their oral presentations were entitled: "IL-33 promotes a protective host immune response during hypervirulent C. … [Read more...]

Daniel A. Engel, PhD presents his research on the ZIKA virus

The CvilleBioHub, a new biotech networking organization, recently hosted a forum on Zika research at Indoor Biotechnologies.  Daniel A. Engel, PhD, professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology at the University of Virginia and chief … [Read more...]

David L. Brautigan elected as a Fellow of the AAAS!

David L. Brautigan , MIC faculty member and Director, Center for Cell Signaling, has been elected as a Fellow of the AAAS (American Association of the Advancement of Science), a national society,  “for distinguished contributions to the field of … [Read more...]

Dr. Bouton elected to serve on the Cabtrac Executive Board

Congratulations to Dr. Amy H. Bouton who was elected to serve a 3-year term on the Cabtrac (Cancer Biology Training Consortium) Executive Board.  We are excited that she is able to participate in a leadership capacity with this group! … [Read more...]

Excellence in Research Award for Melissa Kendall, PhD

“Her experiments are creative and thorough. She is an excellent scientific thinker as well as a top-tier experimentalist.” – Colleague “Melissa is working on a problem that is scientifically very exciting (food poisoning), yet relatively few are … [Read more...]

Congratulations to the 2016 Postdoctoral Research Symposium Winners!

Dustin Cobb, PhD and Kallesh Danappa Jayappa, PhD won prizes for their research at the UVA 2016 Postdoctoral Research Symposium! Dustin Cobb in the Young Hahn Laboratory won Second Prize for this poster presentation on “Liver exosomes promote T … [Read more...]