2017

Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program Finalist!

Justin Perry, PhD in the Ravichandran Laboratory, was selected as one of 35 finalists for the Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program. The Hanna H. Gray aims to recruit and retain early-career scientists who are from gender, racial, ethnic, and other groups … [Read more...]

UVA Today Story on New UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute, Led by MIC Associate Professor Alison Criss

The UVA Global Infectious Diseases Institute, a new pan-University Institute, will support new multidisciplinary research and educational activities to combat the most urgent and notorious infectious diseases plaguing humankind throughout the world. … [Read more...]

New Grant Supporting Research by Graduate Student in Kashatus Lab!

Sarbajeet Nagdas has received an F30 fellowship from the National Cancer Institute to support his research in the Kashatus Lab. The three year fellowship titled "Physiological Role of Dynamin-Related Protein 1 in Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma.” … [Read more...]

Research study provides encouraging evidence in favor of SMAPs as potential anticancer drugs.

MIC Professor David Brautigan led one team of a multi-institutional project developing small molecule activators of protein phosphatase-2A , called SMAPs. The results were published on May 15, 2017 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. (PMID … [Read more...]

The Global Infectious Diseases Institute led by MIC Associate Professor Alison Criss, Ph.D has been chosen to be a UVA Pan-University Institute

The UVA Pan-University Institutes will bring together faculty and students in diverse areas of scholarship from schools across Grounds to engage in collaborative, transdisciplinary research, addressing some of society’s most complex and difficult … [Read more...]

Jacqueline Stevens wins GBS Symposium Research Poster Award

Jacqueline Stevens from Alison Criss’s lab won first place in the GBS Symposium Research Poster Awards. … [Read more...]

Claudia Han Receives Michael J. Peach Award

Claudia Han from Kodi Ravichandran’s lab won the Michael J Peach Outstanding Graduate Student Award.  Congratulations!! … [Read more...]

March for Science in Washington DC

"Cville takes science to the Capitol in NEWS / by Kate Lewis  http://www.cavalierdaily.com/article/2017/04/cville-takes-science-to-the-capitol Thousands of scientists and supporters of science-based policy descended upon the U.S. Capitol Saturday … [Read more...]

Undergraduate Student in the Kashatus Lab receives Rotary Fellowship to continue her research at Cambridge!

Ashley Ferguson will study at the University of Cambridge’s Medical Research Council Cancer Unit with a Rotary Global Grant next year. "Ferguson is researching how cancer cells survive nutritional deprivation and how that is linked to the cell’s … [Read more...]

Kathy Michels’ research on TV this morning!

Kathy Michels, graduate student in the Borna Mehrad Laboratory speakes about how the reseach in her lab could help patients beat deadly pneumonia.  Watch the news report. For a more detailed report please see  Discovery May Help Patients Beat … [Read more...]