We congratulate Dr. William A. Petri for being recognized by the University as 2016 Distinguished Scientist!

"The annual award was created several years ago by the Office of the Vice President for Research to recognize faculty members who have made influential and longtime contributions to the University’s research enterprise in the sciences, medicine and … [Read more...]

Dr. Ravichandran Receives Odysseus 1 Award

Congratulations to Kodi Ravichandran, PhD, Harrison Distinguished Professor and Chair of our department, on receiving the Odysseus 1 Award, from the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), Belgium. This award, provided by the Flemish government, is … [Read more...]

Welcome to Anna Cliffe, PhD

We welcome Anna Cliffe to our department!  Anna Cliffe, PhD is a new assistant professor and investigates the mechanism of herpes simplex virus (HSV) latency and reactivation in neurons. … [Read more...]

Welcome to Andrew Dudley, PhD

We welcome associate professor Andrew Dudley, PhD to our department!  His research is focused on the tumor microenvironment and mechanisms of tumor neovascularization. Find out more about the Dudley Lab HERE. … [Read more...]

Shyr-Te Jun Award by the Department of Medicine at the 2016 Carey-Marshall-Thorner Research and Scholars Day

Congratulations to Jeffrey Teoh was awarded the Shyr-Te Jun Award by the Department of Medicine at the 2016 Carey-Marshall-Thorner Research and Scholars Day for a poster presentation on Acute virus-specific responses by NK cells shape CD8+ memory T … [Read more...]

Nature Microbiology publishes PhD thesis work on the epidemic strain of Clostridium difficile!

Carrie Cowardin, former MIC graduate student with Bill Petri, and now postdoc with Jeff Gordon at Washington University, just published in Nature Microbiology her PhD thesis work on the epidemic strain of Clostridium difficile. Carrie discovered … [Read more...]

Research Image by MIC Graduate Student on Cover Page of “Cytometry”

Congratulations to Aldo Nascimento in the Dave Kashatus laboratory whose research made in onto the cover page of "Cytometry"! This was a collaboration with the Flow Cytometry Core at UVA. Check out the journal HERE. The image (figure 2) is part of … [Read more...]

Kwon Park Laboratory finds way to inhibit growth of small cell lung cancer

"The scientists were able to halt the progression of small cell lung cancer tumors in genetically engineered mice. This was a notable achievement because small cell lung cancer is known for spreading quickly throughout the body. The finding raises … [Read more...]

MIC postdoc and a student alumna Ashley Wilson, PhD receives DoD Postdoctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to Ashley Wilson, PhD in the Engelhard Laboratory!  Ashley Wilson received the Department of Defense (DOD) Peer-Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) Horizon Award for her work on melanoma and skin-related cancers.  Read more about … [Read more...]

Aldo Nascimento in the Kashatus Lab receives external funding!

Congratulations to Aldo on receiving his own NCI Grant!  Aldo was awarded a F31 predoctoral fellowship from the National Cancer Institute for his work on "Tumor-associated physiological changes arising from Ras-induced mitochondrial fission".  The … [Read more...]