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Hervé Agaisse Named Pinn Scholar

Congratulations to  Hervé Agaisse for receiving the Pinn Scholar Award for 2021 from the University of Virginia School of Medicine! These are competitive across the SOM and quite an accomplishment.…

We welcome our new graduate students!

MIC welcomes new students from BIMS who have decided to join the MIC Graduate Program for their thesis research. These students will be joining labs affiliated with the department and…

Researchers Sean R. Cuddy and Anna R. Cliffe have shed light on what causes herpes simplex virus to flare up.

The discovery could lead to new ways to prevent cold sores and recurrent herpes-related eye disease from reoccurring, the researchers report. “Herpes simplex recurrence has long been associated with stress,…

2021 Outstanding Research Achievement Award!

Congratulations to our Chair Kodi S. Ravichandran, PhD on receiving the 2021 Outstanding Research Achievement Award! "Ravichandran’s “discoveries have transformed the field and their impacts have been immense, both from…

Gioeli Lab: “Improving Diagnostic Capabilities for Prostate Cancer”

The novel RNA that Gioeli uncovered during his research – and named “HULLK” – has shown it can be detected in urine of prostate cancer patients. This discovery unlocks the…

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…