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...]

Alison Criss, PhD receives Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research

“She is…fearless in adopting new technologies as they develop, often applying them to her own research problems in unique and inventive ways.” – Colleague “Alison’s research has the potential to remarkably expand our knowledge on Neisseria … [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...]

Gene helps HIV virus adapt and maybe hide from the immune system

MIC Myles H. Thaler Center Professors Lou Hammarskjöld, MD, PhD and David Rekosh, PhD discovered how a specific HIV gene helps the virus adapt, and it may also help HIV hide from the immune system. This finding may offer important insight into the … [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...]

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...]

Daniel G. Gioeli, PhD wins SOM Team Science Award for his work with the Prostate Cancer Research Group

“What better example of interdisciplinary collaborative team science is there at UVa SOM? is team includes geneticists and molecular and cell biologists working in concert with a biostatistician and a pathologist on innovative animal models of human … [Read more...]