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Alison Criss, PhD appointed Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor

Alison Criss, PhD was named a Harrison Distinguished Teaching Professor. This endowed professorship recognizes faculty who have made outstanding commitments to education, research, and service at the University of Virginia.…

Congratulations! MIC Grad student Johnson Ung awarded F31 NRSA fellowship

Johnson Ung (Tom Loughran’s lab) received the Notice of Award for his F31 NRSA fellowship from the NIH NCI entitled, “Targeting Acid Ceramidase and Bcl-2 in Acute Myeloid Leukemia”

Congratultions to Dr. Amy Bouton for Distinguished Educator Award!

Dr. Bouton is the 2021 David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator Award Recipient. Given annually by the Academy for Excellence in Education, The David A. Harrison Distinguished Educator Award is the…

Graduate Student in the Zong Lab Alexys Riddick won the prize for “Best Basic Science Research Poster Presentation”!

Congratulations Alexys!!! Alexys Riddick doctoral student in Dr. Hui Zong’s lab won the prize for “Best Basic Science Research Poster Presentation” at the Department of Pathology’s 18th Annual Research Day…

Sara Dochnal, graduate student in the Cliffe lab just won first place in the Grad thesis slam!

Sara Dochnal, graduate student in the Anna Cliffe laboratory just won first place in the Grad thesis slam! The competition is a modification of Three Minute Thesis (3 MT). In…

MIC Outstanding Student Award for Erin Weddle!

Dr. Erin Weddle, from Hervé Agaisse’s laboratory, has been selected as the 2022 MIC Outstanding Student. Erin will also represent the MIC Graduate Program as our nominee for the Peach…

MIC Graduate Student Emily A. Dennis wins several awards!

Emily's abstract submitted to the Immunology 2022 Conference (American Association of Immunologists) was accepted for poster presentation and selected for a podium presentation during the Block Symposia as well. She…

Park Laboratory discovering ways to halt small cell lung cancer

"An unexpected discovery at University of Virginia Cancer Center has allowed scientists to halt the development of small-cell lung cancer in lab mice, and the surprise finding could open the…

David Kashatus, PhD receives Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching!

Congratulations Dr. Kashatus! The University of Virginia School of Medicine Award for Excellence in Teaching recognize faculty who excel in teaching students. Dave is described as a teacher who always…