2014

School of Medicine Awards 2014: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Team Science Research

Congratulations to Kodi S. Ravichandran, Douglas A. Bayliss, Norbert Leitinger, Brant Isakson, Mark Yeager, Ulrike M. Lorenz, and Bimal Desai for winning the distinguished Dean’s Award for Excellence in Team Science Research! Colleagues described … [Read more...]

SOM 2014 Awards for MIC Faculty

School of Medicine Awards 2014: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching Alison Criss, PhD received the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching! Information about the award can be found here. An excerpt of the Award poster can be found here. … [Read more...]

Unique structure within deadly virus identified

Ebola discovery: MIC Professor Dan Engel and team identifies, maps 
unique structure within deadly virus.[ more] and [ more] … [Read more...]

Article of significant interest by Laura Gonyar

Congratulations to Laura Gonyar, a graduate student in the Kendall lab - her article, "Ethanolamine and choline promote expression of putative and characterized fimbriae in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7" was chosen as a "Spotlight" … [Read more...]

Winner of the 2014 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology.

Brittany Johnson (from Alison Criss's laboratory), has been selected as the winner of the 2014 Robert R. Wagner Prize for Outstanding Research in Microbiology. Brittany will receive the Wagner Award and present a seminar to the Department and others … [Read more...]

2014 MIC Outstanding Student Award

Christine Coquery (from Loren Erickson’s laboratory), has been selected as the the 2014 MIC Outstanding Student, and will be the MIC Graduate Program's nominee for the Peach and Hungerford Awards. She will join outstanding students from the other … [Read more...]

MIC Retreat 2014

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Fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Program

Dr. Denis Tebit, Assistant Professor of Research at the Myles Thaler Center for AIDS and Human Retroviruses, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, was recently awarded a Fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship … [Read more...]

34 years of service to UVA

James Walker retired on February 21 from our department after 34 years of service to UVA. We appreciate all of his very reliable work, energy, flexibility, kindness and help in the department and will miss it just as much as we will miss James. … [Read more...]