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UVA Reveals E. Coli’s Secret for Causing the Worst Possible Infection


A pair of University of Virginia School of Medicine scientists have revealed how E. coli seeks out the most oxygen-free crevices of your colon to cause the worst infection possible. The new…

UVA-Led Program Seeks To Broaden The Pool of Stem Researchers


For students in the VA-NC Alliance for Minority Participation, a summer research program at the University of Virginia showed them career paths in STEM fields they hadn’t considered before and…

Unhealthy Gut Promotes Breast Cancer’s Spread, Study Finds


An unhealthy, inflamed gut causes breast cancer to become much more invasive and spread more quickly to other parts of the body, new research from the University of Virginia Cancer…

How Cancer Hijacks Wound Healing To Create Its Own Blood Supply


Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have shed light on how cancers hijack the body’s natural wound-healing response to grow and spread. The researchers have identified specific processes…

$12.5 Million Grant Funds Ambitious Health Research Collaboration


Original Content can be found here from UVA's News Room. A groundbreaking research collaboration at the School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease…

Victor H. Engelhard, PhD appointed Director of the Beirne Carter Center for Immunology Research


We congratulate Victor Engelhard, PhD on his appointment as director of the Beirne Carter Center!   Investigators at the Beirne Carter Center seek a 'fundamental understanding of the immune system' to 'unlock…

Welcome second year graduate students to MIC labs!


Nine students joined our department after completing their first year of graduate studies in the interdisciplinary BIMS program. They have chosen their labs now and MIC wishes them the best…

We welcome Hervé Agaisse, PhD to the department


Hervé Agaisse received his PhD in Microbiology from the Pasteur Institute in France and trained as a postdoc at Harvard Medical School.  Hervé Agaisse's lab investigates genetic approaches  to the…

We welcome Isabelle Derré, PhD to the department


Isabelle Derré received her PhD in Microbiology at the Pasteur institute in France and trained as a postdoc at Tufts University School of Medicine.  She started in our department as…

Congratulations to Sanja Arandjelovic our award winner at the 3rd Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium, held on May 1


Sanja presented a Platform Talk with the title "Cell clearance regulator ELMO1 is a novel therapeutic target in Rheumatoid Arthritis" and won 2nd Place for her talk.