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MIC Graduate Student Ashley Bolte awarded F30

MIC and MSTP Graduate student Ashley Bolte from John Lukens Laboratory received an NIH F30 award to study CNS lymphatic dysfunction in traumatic brain injury. Congratulations Ashley!

New F31 Fellowship for Jamie Null

MIC graduate student Jamie Null (Dudley laboratory) was awarded an F31 fellowship from the National Cancer Institute! Jamie’s 3-year award will investigate “Fibroblast lineage tracing in metastatic and pre-metastatic microenvironments.”…

F30 fellowship for MIC Graduate Student!

Sayo McCowin was awarded an F30 fellowship to support his graduate research, "Polymorphisms link Protein Kinase C-a to Cryptosporidia susceptibility in 1st year of life" in Bill Petri's lab. This grant…

Congratulations Dr. Derre!

Please join us in congratulating Isabelle Derre – she has been promoted to Associate Professor!  Isabelle had excellent credentials and received high praise from her peers throughout the country.

Congratulations Dr. Ewald!

Dr. Sarah Ewald has had a great couple of weeks. First, she got the 3-year R21 Trailblazer Award, and now she has received the R35 Early Stage Investigator MIRA award…

Graduation 2020!!

Congratulations to the 9 MIC students who received their PhDs on May 16 and the 2 MSTPs who received their dual degrees! They were all celebrated at the BIMS ceremony…

Chris Medina – Peach Award Winner!

Congratulations to MIC Student Chris Medina from the Ravichandran lab for winning the 2020 Michael J Peach Outstanding Graduate Student Award!

Team-Up Targets Spinal Cord Injuries

Kodi Ravichandran, PhD, and Jonathan Kipnis, PhD, are teaming up to understand why critical nerve cells called neurons continue to die after spinal cord injuries. So little is known that…

Research and testing of antiviral drug that could possibly treat #COVID-19

“This is the first clinical trial to demonstrate an effective treatment for COVID-19,” said Patrick Jackson, MD, the principal investigator of the trial at UVA. “Remdesivir will be one tool…

Dr. Criss elected to the leadership team of the American Society of Microbiology’s (ASM) Council of Microbial Sciences!

CONGRATULATIONS Dr. Criss!  Being elected to a major leadership position in such an important professional society is a tribute to Dr. Criss' successful research program and leadership.  Most of all,…